SUCCISELLA inflexa 'Frosted Pearls'

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SUCCISELLA inflexa 'Frosted Pearls'

Devil's Bit
Select Item No. SA674

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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: Dipsacaceae
Origin: Europe
Special Features: Knautia-like round inflorescences with pink buds that open to reveal white petals and anthers with the slightest hint of blue. Richly branched.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2005.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: spatulate
Growth Habit: upright, erect / clumping / bushy
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: moist
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.81818 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
550
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 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: Light (100-150 ppm)
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