ACHILLEA filipendulina 'Parkers Varietät'

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ACHILLEA filipendulina 'Parkers Varietät'

Fernleaf Yarrow
[Cloth of Gold]
Select Item No. AA024

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Caucasus
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Flat yellow flowers and green finely divided foliage. Plant in large containers, or in the border.
Historical: Achilles, allegedly, used leaves to help soothe his soldiers' wounds.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: linear, pinnate, lobed and serrated, hairy
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 75 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.10753 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
9300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 8 - 9 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 5 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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