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Yellow Cephalaria
Select Item No. CA350

Quantitative Restriction

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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Dipsacaceae
Origin: Europe, Alps, Apennins: rocky areas, thickets, mountain meadows.
Special Features: Delicate yellow, scabious-like, hemispherical flowerheads. Transparent, light-looking habit. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Suitable for natural horticulture. Self-sowing at suitable landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings..
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: soft yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: Odd pinnate, lanceolate, slightly hirsute, green.
Growth Habit: clumping / lax
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 20.83333 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):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

Sowing Time Hint: All year long. Keep seed pots at least one cold season.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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