CAMPANULA lactiflora

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CAMPANULA lactiflora

Milky Bellflower
Select Item No. CA144

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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: Campanulaceae
Origin: Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
Special Features: CAMPANULA lactiflora produces more than sufficient flowers to be an impressive perennial in any garden. Best in partial shade or even sunny borders, if there is sufficient moisture in the soil. Best grown neutral to alkaline soil. Easy to grow.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: milk-blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: oval, toothed, mid-green
Growth Habit: erect / rhizomatous
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.02222 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
45000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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