SCABIOSA lachnophylla 'Blue Horizon'

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SCABIOSA lachnophylla 'Blue Horizon'

Pincushion Flower, Scabious
Select Item No. SB256

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Dipsacaceae
Origin: East Siberia, China and Japan
Special Features: Cold hardy selection with frilly, violet-blue pincushion-shaped blooms. Abundant flowering until first frost. A species that is very uncommon in gardens.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEED in 2008.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: violet-blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: finely, dissected and filigreed
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.94118 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
340
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
7 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 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: An obvious place to experiment - following vernalization - would be raising daytime temperatures to 60° - 65°F (15° - 17°C). Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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