DRABA oligosperma

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DRABA oligosperma

Whitlow Grass
Select Item No. DA490


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Brassicaceae
Origin: North America: rocky ridges, montain slopes.
Special Features: Draba oligosperma has a very nice compact habit with many low yellow to creamy yellow flowers. The leaves are strong and slightly arched upwards.
Historical: Draba oligosperma was divided into different subspecies. In particular, there seemed to be a close relationship to Draba pectinipila.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: rosulate, linear to linear-lanceolate, dark green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / lax
Height with Flowers: 5 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.30303 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):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 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.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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