Festuca glauca L.
Brand: Semo
Packaged:0,4 g
Discount flower seeds (shelf life - 12.2024)
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Blue Fescue "Varna" - Festuca cinerea (Festuca glauca L.)
Hardy Herbaceous Perennial.
Height: 12 inches.
Ideal For: Border, Cottage Garden, Ground Cover, Rockery.
Germination: Challenging.
Aftercare: Easy.
Densely tufted true azure-blue grass. Effective ground cover, invaluable border or rockery plant.
Sowing Instructions: sow February to July in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of +15+18°C. Sow in well drained compost, just covering the seed with compost. Germination can be slow.
After sowing, seal container in a polythene bag and leave at +15+18°C for 2 weeks, then place in a refrigerator (not freezer) for 3-6 weeks.
After this, return to the recommended germination temperature, if germination does not occur in 6-10 weeks, return to the fridge for a further 3-6 weeks. Examine regularly whilst in the fridge and remove immediately the seeds show signs of germinating.
Growing Instructions: transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7,5 cm pots. Acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions before planting out 45-60 cm apart in full sun.
Aftercare Instructions: plant in ordinary garden soil.

Eng.: Blue Fescue. Suom.: Sininata. Sven.: Blåsvingel. Bot. syn.: Festuca cinerea L.

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