TANACETUM parthenium 'Golden Moss'

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TANACETUM parthenium 'Golden Moss'

Feverfew
(CHRYSANTHEMUM)
Select Item No. CA476

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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: Asteraceae
Origin: Cultivar. Species is native to the Balkan Peninsula. Now found in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, North Africa and the North America: roadsides, waste areas, fields.
Special Features: CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium 'Golden Moss' gets attention, because of the unusual structure of the foliage. The color of the leaves is bright and friendly, supported by the well-known and popular flowers of feverfew.
Historical: Synonyms to CHRYSANTHEMUM parthenium are TANACETUM parthenium, LEUCANTHEMUM parthenium, PYRETHRUM parthenium and MATRICARIA parthenium.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: golden mossy, structured
Growth Habit: compact
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.08333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 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.

Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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