ACHILLEA sibirica ssp. camtschatica 'Love Parade'

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ACHILLEA sibirica ssp. camtschatica 'Love Parade'

Siberian Yarrow
Select Item No. AA056

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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: Kamtschatka peninsula in Eastern Russia
Special Features: Outstanding combination of foliage and flowers. Excellent border plant and cut flower. Clusters of soft pink blossoms with yellow stamens. Soft pink flowers in a large umbel.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1999.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: soft pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: very unique, leathery, lanceolate, bright green
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.34483 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2900
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 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: Some flowering will occur the first year without vernalization, but improved flowering will occur the 2nd year; and 3-10 weeks of cool temperatures might benefit fuller 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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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