BERLANDIERA lyrata

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BERLANDIERA lyrata

Chocolate Flower, Green Eyes
[Chocolate Drop, Chocolate Daisy]
Select Item No. BO052

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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 - pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Southwest USA and Northern Mexico
Distinction: Plant Select, contact Plant Select for legal use of ® names.
Special Features: Chocolate-scented blossoms with red-streaked undersides and green calyces. Drought tolerant. Dry winter conditions are essential.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z10
Foliage: toothed, lanceolate
Growth Habit: rosettes-forming / clumping
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / gritty / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 6.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
160
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 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: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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