Why we chose it for Belgium
It's in decline in many regions, even if it may appear locally abundant. Characteristic of a habitat of priority importance for Europe (calcareous grasslands) , it's threatened by the degradation of its habitat following the abandonment of extensive grazing.
Up to 40 cm tall
On chalk or sand
In dry, well-drained, sunny places.
Hardy down to -15ºC
Season to flower
How to plant
- No need to vernalize
- Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C. Seeds must be covered thinly. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.
Best Sowing Date: anytime
Sowing to Germination: 2 – 3 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 – 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 – 10 weeks
Cutting back at transplantion: Not Necessary
We invite you to join us in planting the seed of hope: deepen your relationship with nature, protect and wonder at our vast Earth.