LEUZEA rhapontica

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LEUZEA rhapontica

Select Item No. LA120

Quantitative Restriction

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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: European Alps: rocky slopes and mountain meadows.
Special Features: Large centaurea like flowers, prefers slightly chalky, rather nutrient-poor and mostly moist soil. Imposing perennial. Rare.
Historical: The taxonomy is discussed. Assignment to the genera LEUZEA, STEMMACANTHA and RHAPONTICUM.
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: large, cordate lower leaves, tomentose underneath, green
Height with Flowers: 160 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 33.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
80 Gram
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.

Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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