ERAGROSTIS elliottii

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ERAGROSTIS elliottii

Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Love Grass
[Blue Eros,Wind Dancer]
Select Item No. ZA159

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Southern USA
Special Features: Cascading, blue-green leaves and willowy flowering stems.
Historical: The name is derived from the Eros, the Greek God of love.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white to tan-colored
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: slender, blue-green
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 70 cm
Spacing between Plants: 70 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / solitary plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.15152 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
6600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 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):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 3 - 4 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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