CENTAUREA montana

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CENTAUREA montana

Perennial Cornflower, Mountain Bluet
Select Item No. CA320

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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: Asteraceae
Origin: Mountains of Europe
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: 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: 16.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
60
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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