SCABIOSA columbaria f. nana 'Pincushion Pink'

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SCABIOSA columbaria f. nana 'Pincushion Pink'

Little Pincushion, Scabious
Select Item No. SB250

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: Europe, Africa and Asia
Special Features: Reliable from seed. Long-flowering soft-pink flowers. Great nectar source for butterflies.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2004.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: soft pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: basal leaves are often divided, stem leaves are more cut-leaf
Growth Habit: clumping / compact
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.5748 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
635
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:

(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):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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