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Amsonia tomentosa var. stenophylla

 
Amsonia tomentosa var. stenophylla
Amsonia tomentosa var. stenophylla
Synonym(s) Amsonia eastwoodiana
Family apocynaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers lavender - white (spring)
Size 24-30"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinates at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to the United States interior west, where it grows in gravelly soils. The inch-sized flowers occur in clusters of up to a dozen. Its seeds are larger than those of other amsonias I've grown, looking like miniature cigars, about a half inch in length. Seedlings have willowy mid-green leaves.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from Alplains Jan'13 order. Baggy 70F (60%G, 6-11d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (56%G, 8-13d)


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