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Anacyclus depressus 'Silver Kisses'

Anacyclus depressus 'Silver Kisses'

Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

A. pyrethrum var. depressus f. compactum 'Silberkissen'; Silver Cushion

Narrative Description:

A prostrate, mat-forming, sometimes short-lived, grey-green, semi-evergreen perennial with rosettes of finely-divided, grey-green leaves. In early summer, short stems bear red buds opening to white daisy flowers with yellow centres, reddish-purple on the reverse of the petals.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun or partial shade in free draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A wonderful addition to any rockery, paving or gravel bed and can make a superb container plants.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Mound Forming

Height x Spread / Trail:

10 x 30 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

silver/grey

Flowering Time:

May - July

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Ground Cover

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which will survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the worst frosts.

Plant Care:

CAUTION: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.

Cultural Information

Family:

ASTERACEAE

Genus:

Anacyclus

Species:

depressus

Cultivar:

Silver Kisses

Alternative Names:

A. pyrethrum var. depressus f. compactum 'Silberkissen'; Silver Cushion

Category:

Alpines

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

22 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 - 12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

January - December

Recommended Sales Window:

January - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:29/2107/2217/22
Qty:82423

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.