CAMPANULA cochleariifolia 'Bavaria Blue'

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CAMPANULA cochleariifolia 'Bavaria Blue'

Dwarf Bellflower, Fairies' Thimbles
[Blue Baby]
Select Item No. CA101

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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: Campanulaceae
Origin: European Mountains
Special Features: Very compact form with dark blue flowers ideally suitable for pot production. 14 weeks to flower from seed.
Historical: Bavaria Blue' and its white counterpart were introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1994.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: dark blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: diminutive, shiny green
Growth Habit: cushion / stoloniferous / low-growing / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / gritty / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.05556 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
18000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.25 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 - 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: 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. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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