PLANTAGO major 'Purple Perversion'

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PLANTAGO major 'Purple Perversion'

Fringed Purple Plantain

Select Item No. PA400


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Cultivar, species grows in Asia, Europe, America: meadows, roadsides, waste areas.
Special Features: Big Leaf Plantain with conspicuously fringed, reddish leaves. Firming upright flowers and seed pods. Large, vigorous plants. Decorative in the pot, but also groundcover use is conceivable. Moderate self-sowing in suitable locations. Salt tolerant.
Historical: The species is well known in traditional medicine.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: decorative fringed red
Growth Habit: vigorous
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / moist / average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / tea herb / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.28986 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):
1 Gram
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.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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