ANCHUSA azurea 'Feltham Pride Strain'

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ANCHUSA azurea 'Feltham Pride Strain'

Gentian-blue Bugloss
Select Item No. AA377

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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: Boraginaceae
Origin: Europe (except North), western Asia: roadsides, wastelands.
Special Features: True gentian-blue selection with excellent characteristics. Dwarf and compact growth with nice habit. Short-lived perennial, but moderate self-sowing in suitable locations. Drought tolerant when established. Heat tolerant. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Easy to grow.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: gentian blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z10
Foliage: entire, hispid, linear-elliptic to lanceolate, green
Growth Habit: compact / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
40
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
75 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(7) These seeds must be covered with a layer seed kernel diameter. Keep daytime temperatures at approximately +20°C [68°F], and keep the moisture constant, for Cyclamen, however, +18°C [64°F] is recommended. The seeds must be kept in the light and moderately warm after germination.

Sowing Time Hint: Sow in early summer for overwinter annual. Otherwise anytime.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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