CENTAUREA scabiosa

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CENTAUREA scabiosa

Greater Knapweed
Select Item No. CA332

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe
Special Features: Scabiosa-blossom.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 6.06061 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
165
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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