CALAMINTHA nepeta ssp. nepeta 'Blue Cloud Strain`

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CALAMINTHA nepeta ssp. nepeta 'Blue Cloud Strain`

Nepitella, Lesser Calamint
Select Item No. CA023

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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: Lamiaceae
Origin: Cultivar. South Europe to Iran: alpine steppes, rocky meadows.
Special Features: Very valuable, permanent flowering perennial, ideal for edging borders.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: bright light-blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: ovate, slightly crenate to dentate, minty aromatic, light green
Growth Habit: clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.26316 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3800
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

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