BAPTISIA bracteata var. leucophaea

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BAPTISIA bracteata var. leucophaea

Buffalo Pea
Select Item No. BA018

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Papilionaceae
Origin: Eastern USA: Prairie.
Special Features: Excellent perennial with a broad, bushy habit. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Very nice as a dried flower / bouquet.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: pale yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: Divided, alternate, entire, green.
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 13.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
75
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
40 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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