CENTAUREA montana 'Alba'

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CENTAUREA montana 'Alba'

Perennial Cornflower
Select Item No. CA321

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: Mountains of Europe
Special Features: Up to 25% may revert to the original blue color.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white, seldom blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Growth Habit: stoloniferous
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
110
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
35 Gram
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.

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