MUHLENBERGIA capillaris pure seed

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MUHLENBERGIA capillaris pure seed

Pink Muhly, Gulf Muhly
Select Item No. ZA283

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: Southeastern USA
Special Features: Exquisite, hairy pink-purple flower panicles, extraordinary when planted in large groups. Need a warm summer to flower.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-pink
Natural Flowering Period: September - November
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: thin, glossy green
Growth Habit: vase shape / clumping
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 90 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.20833 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4800
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.75 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(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: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 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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