ASTILBE Arendsii-Hybr. 'Bunter Zauber'

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ASTILBE Arendsii-Hybr. 'Bunter Zauber'

False Buck's Beard
Select Item No. AB110


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Saxifragaceae
Origin: Japan and China
Special Features: Upright, slender flowering panicles.
Historical: The original Astilbe Arendsii-Hybr. hybrids were developed by Georg Arends at his legendary nursery in Ronsdorf, Germany, in the early 20th century.
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: rich colour mix
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: serrated leaflets
Growth Habit: erect / clumping / bushy / richly branched
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 70 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / average / humus rich, fertile
Characteristics: decorative fruit / groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.008 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.04545 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):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 8 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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