PRIMULA veris 'Sunset Shades'

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PRIMULA veris 'Sunset Shades'

Cowslip
Select Item No. PA916

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Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Origin: Europe and Asia
Special Features: Colorful sunset shades. Full sun in cool summer climates to semi-shade elsewhere.
Historical: Shakespeare refers to cowslips' wondrous value for the complexion in 'Midsummer Nights Dream'.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: yellow, ochre-colored, orange, and red shades
Natural Flowering Period: March - May
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: wrinkled, oblong
Growth Habit: rosettes-forming / clumping
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.74074 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1350
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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
Germination to Transplant: 6 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 8 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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