PULSATILLA vulgaris 'Prima Papagena'

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PULSATILLA vulgaris 'Prima Papagena'

Pasque Flower
(ANEMONE)
Select Item No. PG800

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 150 seeds.

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Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: From Great Britain and western France to Sweden, east to Ukraine
Special Features: distinct improvement over ’Papageno’, intensive fringed flowers from the first year on, attractive fern-like, cut-leaf foliage. The subsequent seed heads look like little feather dusters. Early spring flowering. Drought resitant.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2018.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture of creamy white, bright pink, dark red and light blue to violet flowers
Natural Flowering Period: March - April
Flower: single / semi-double
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: fern-like, pinnatifid.
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
400
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
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):
November - March
Sowing Time Hint: requires 4-6 weeks for germination
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 weeks!) at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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