TANACETUM coccineum 'Robinson Red'

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TANACETUM coccineum 'Robinson Red'

Pyrethrum, Painted Daisy
(CHRYSANTHEMUM)
Select Item No. CA398

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Western Asia
Special Features: Bright red daisy blossoms and fern-like foliage.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: bright red
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: dark green, elliptic, fern-like divided
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.5641 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
390
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):
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 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later 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: 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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