Stipa brachytricha L.
Brand: Jelitto
Packaged:0,03 g
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Diamond Grass (Korean Feather Reed Grass) - Stipa brachytricha = Calamagrostis arundinacea.
Origin: Central to East Asia.
Special Features: Beautiful large inflorescences in later summer/fall. Drought tolerant and shade loving.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from The Royal Horticultural Society.
Colour: Silvery-white tinged with pink.
Natural Flowering Period: September - December.
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4-9.
Growth Habit: Upright fountain shape.
Foliage: Medium with deep green blades.
Height with Flowers: 80 cm.
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm.
Soil Requirements: Average garden soil, pH 6.5 - 7.5.
Location: Full sun to partial shade.
Use: In the border or woodland garden with Anemone hupehensis (japonica), Kirengeshoma palmata, and Aster oblongifolius.
Specialities: Excellent grass for fall-winter interest. Let flower heads mature on sturdy stems, collecting frost and snow - dazzling!

Calamagrostis brachytrcha

Cultural Tips: Grams per 1000 Seeds: 0,588.
Seeds per Gram: 1700.
Seeding Recommendation: 2 g / 1000 plants.
Sowing Rate: 3-4 seeds per cell.
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72.
Germination: 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 Dates: November - March.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks.
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks.
Transplanting to Salable Plant: 8 - 10 weeks.

Calamagrostis brachytrcha

A drought-resistant and shade-loving perennial from the Poaceae family with beautiful large inflorescences in late summer and autumn.
Origin: lives on rocks and rocky slopes in the alpine belt of the mountains of Central and Central Asia.
Flower color: silvery white with a pink tint.
Panicles very dense, spike-shaped, regular cylindrical shape, 1.5-4.5 cm long and 1-2 cm wide, more or less pink or golden, slightly shiny. Spikelets 0.5-0.7 cm long, one-flowered.
Foliage: medium-sized dark green lobed leaves.
Flowering plant height: up to 80 cm.
Distance between plants: 60 cm.
Natural flowering period: September - December.
Winter hardiness zones: Z4 - Z9.
Soil Requirements: Dry, well-drained.
A wonderful garden decoration in the autumn-winter period: spike-shaped inflorescences on strong stems are dazzlingly beautiful, covered with frost or snow.
Usage: Suitable for cutting.
Deserves introduction to culture, especially for rock gardens.
Its main advantage is high endurance and flowering intensity.

Korean Feather Reed Grass. Bot. syn.: Calamagrostis anthoxanthoides (Munro) Regel, Calamagrostis laguroides Regel.

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