ERIOGONUM allenii 'Little Rascal'

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ERIOGONUM allenii 'Little Rascal'

Shale Barrens Buckwheat
Select Item No. EA113

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Polygonaceae
Origin: Virginia and West Virginia (USA)
Special Features: Astoundingly beautiful, rare, long flowering, drought-tolerant, durable species. Golden parasols. Great plant for bees and cut flowers. Plant in the rock garden, dry areas or mixed containers.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2009. The name Eriogonum originated from the Greek erion, wool, and, gony, knee on account of the hairy stems of many of the species.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: bright golden
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z10
Foliage: grey-green, paddle-shaped
Growth Habit: erect / rosettes-forming
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.85714 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
350
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 8 - 12 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") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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