CASTILLEJA integra

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CASTILLEJA integra

Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush, Squawfeather
Select Item No. CA284

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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: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: North America, Southern USA: mountain areas.
Special Features: Bright signal red flowers and bracts. Grows best with ARTEMISIA, PESNTEMON or BOUTELOUA. Many purple green stems. Drought-tolerant.
Historical: Traditional medicinal plant.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: bright signal red
Natural Flowering Period: May - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: narrow, unlobed, simple, slightly pubescent, green
Growth Habit: deep roots
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.14286 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
7000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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