FESTUCA amethystina

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FESTUCA amethystina

Tufted Fescue
Select Item No. ZA170


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: South Germany and South Europe, Middle East to the Caucasus: forst margins, open pinewoods.
Special Features: Red culms.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: fine, very narrow leaves
Growth Habit: clumping / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / well-drained / average / poor, lean
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / for green roofs
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.58824 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):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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