ECHINACEA tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'

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ECHINACEA tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'

Tennessee Coneflower
Select Item No. EA008

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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: Southeastern USA
Distinction: Plant Select, contact Plant Select for legal use of ® names.
Special Features: Upward curving, deep pink blossoms all face the same direction. Long blooming and very adaptable to soil and climate conditions.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEED in 2003.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: medium green, narrow, lanceolate
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 4.34783 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
230
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
12 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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