CAREX plantaginea 'Blue Ridge'

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CAREX plantaginea 'Blue Ridge'

Plantain Leaved Sedge, Seersucker Sage
Select Item No. ZA095


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Cyperaceae
Origin: Eastern North America: open woodlands.
Special Features: Very vigorous, absolutely hardy selection. Countless golden brown seed heads and remarkably healthy leaf rosettes that do not fall apart even in winter.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEED in 2015
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: golden brown spikes
Natural Flowering Period: April - June
Flower: inconspicuous
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: evergreen, shiny, up to more than 3cm (1 1/8 in.) broad
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / clumping / evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / groundcover
Portion weight: 0.35 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5641 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):
7 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
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].

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 10 - 12 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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