LUZULA sylvatica 'Solar Flair'

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LUZULA sylvatica 'Solar Flair'

Woodrush
Select Item No. ZA256

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Juncaceae
Origin: Europe
Special Features: Decorative golden foliage shines like a beacon early in the season. Consistant golden foliage during the cool season, clear light green during summer. Interesting widely arching spikes can be used in fresh or dried arrangements.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2009. The name originates from latin 'luceo' meaning to shine. Sylvatica hints at its woodlands origins.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: straw-colored
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: narrow lanceolate leaves, dense rosettes, fringed hairy edges
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / lax / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.51282 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1950
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 6 - 10 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 weeks!) at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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