KOELERIA vallesiana 'Mountain Breeze'

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KOELERIA vallesiana 'Mountain Breeze'

Sommerset Hair Grass
Select Item No. ZA243

Quantitative Restriction

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: Europe and North Africa
Special Features: Thick clumps with grey-blue leaves and greenish-yellow spikes fading to straw-colored. Drought tolerant. Durable ornamental grass that can be planted in mixed containers.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2009.
 
Basic Colour: (green)
Flower Colour: greenish-yellow fading to straw-colored
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: grey-blue, stiff
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 35 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.36364 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2750
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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 to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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