JASIONE montana f. alba 'White Delight'

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JASIONE montana f. alba 'White Delight'

White Sheep's Bit
Select Item No. JA018

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Campanulaceae
Origin: Western Europe to Russia: sandy dry grassland, heaths.
Special Features: Floriferous, dense cushion forming. Preferably slightly acidic, sandy soils. But also easy to cultivate as a pot plant in standard substrate. Evergreen in the winter. Long flowering period.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2016.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: brilliant white
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Flowering: Second year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: linear-lanceolate with slightly serrated, undulate leaf margins
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / alkaline / poor, lean
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.02222 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
45000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.1 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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Winter annual plant. Best sowing in early summer.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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