ASTER alpinus 'Albus'

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ASTER alpinus 'Albus'

Alpine Aster
[Weiße Schöne, White Beauty]
Select Item No. AB026

Quantitative Restriction

1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: European Alps to Central Asia; and also to Alaska and Colorado in North America
Special Features: Easy-to-grow. Petite daisies.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: oblong
Growth Habit: erect / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.187 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.42857 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
700
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 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 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 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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