POA glauca 'Blue Hills'

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POA glauca 'Blue Hills'

Glaucous Meadow Grass
Select Item No. ZA326

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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: Europe, Asia, North and South America
Special Features: Delicate ornamental grass of dense clumps with narrow blue-green leaves. Loose arching spikes
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2009.
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: pale brown
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: delicate, narrow, blue-green
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.25974 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3850
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 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): 1-2 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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