CENTAUREA dealbata

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CENTAUREA dealbata

Persian Cornflower
(PSEPHELLUS)
Select Item No. CA308

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Caucasus Mountains
Special Features: Lovely fresh pink blossoms and deeply fringed foliage.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: fresh pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatifid, grey on the undersides
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 80 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 8 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
125
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
20 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 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 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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