SCUTELLARIA resinosa 'Smokey Hills'

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SCUTELLARIA resinosa 'Smokey Hills'

Prairie Scullcap
Select Item No. SA318

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Selection. Native to Kansas and Colorado south to New Mexico, Texas and northern Mexico in short grass prairies.
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Special Features: Rich flowering. SCUTELLARIA resinosa 'Smokey Hills' is best in rocky or sandy soils, drought tolerant. Might be used for groundcover, borders, cottage gardens. Intense blue-violet flowering.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: blue-violet
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: oval to rounded, pubescent, resinous, gray-green leaves
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / bushy
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.83333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1200
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
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.

Sowing to Germination: 2 - 4 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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