MUHLENBERGIA lindheimeri

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MUHLENBERGIA lindheimeri

Lindheimer's Muhly, Big Muhly
Select Item No. ZA287

Quantitative Restriction

1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Texas (USA), Mexico
Special Features: Semi-evergreen blue-grey basal leaves and decorative flowering spikes. Interesting cut flower. Need a warm summer to flower.
Historical: Named in honor of German immigrant, Ferdinand Lindheimer (1802 - 1879), the Father of Texas Botany.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellowish-tan turning to pale purple
Natural Flowering Period: September - October
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: narrow, blue-grey
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / erect / round / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 120 cm
Soil Requirements: lime-loving, calcareous / well-drained / average
Characteristics: solitary plant / groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.01 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.12821 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):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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):
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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