AURINIA saxatile 'Compactum Goldkugel'

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AURINIA saxatile 'Compactum Goldkugel'

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Select Item No. AA340
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Brassicaceae
Origin: Central and Southeastern Europe
Special Features: Most compact habit and hundreds of small golden-yellow flowers. Attracts honey bees.
Historical: The species has been a popular garden plant since the early 16th century. Once thought to be an herbal cure for madness.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: April - May
Flowering: First year flowering
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: grey-green
Growth Habit: compact
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / poor, lean / warm
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.90909 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):
3 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 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):
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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