CENTAUREA cineraria

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CENTAUREA cineraria

Dusty Miller
(candidissima)
Select Item No. CA304

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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: Asteraceae
Origin: West and South Italy
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: silvery-grey, pinnatifid
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
400
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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.

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