HIERACIUM maculatum 'Leopard'

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HIERACIUM maculatum 'Leopard'

Spotted Hawkweed
[Chocolate Dip]
(spilophaeum)
Select Item No. HA226

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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: Europe
Special Features: Dense rosette leaves, bluish-green with red-brown marbeling, very decorative.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1989.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: bluish-green with red-brown marbeling
Growth Habit: groundcover / upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.5 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 1 - 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 288
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: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 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")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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