ANACYCLUS pyrethrum var. depressus f. compactum 'Silberkissen'

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ANACYCLUS pyrethrum var. depressus f. compactum 'Silberkissen'

Mount Atlas Daisy
[Silver Kisses, Silver Cushion]
Select Item No. AO369

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Morocco
Special Features: White daisy-like blossoms with a reddish-purple underside, prominent when the flowers close at night, or on rainy days. Easy-to-grow from seed and ideal for window boxes or containers. Avoid winter wetness. Essential compact and more dense than former variety, shorter side shoots.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: very handsome, silvery, feathery, a perfect foil for other perennial flowers
Growth Habit: rosettes / compact
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 38 cm
Soil Requirements: gritty / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.51282 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1950
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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