CAMPANULA carpatica 'Blue Uniform'

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CAMPANULA carpatica 'Blue Uniform'

Tussock Bellflower
Select Item No. CA085

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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: Campanulaceae
Origin: Selection. South and East Carpathian Mountains: open mountain forests.
Special Features: Very compact growing seed strain, flowers twelve weeks after sowing. Outstanding seed strain for plug production and container sales.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: Medium blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: glossy green, heart-shaped leaves
Growth Habit: compact / dense / tufts
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.06667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
15000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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