Woodland subshrub, may not be hardy in our garden in the long run. But so far so good - on my second attempt to grow them on from seed (the first ones didn't survive summer), I got flowers by late August of their second year. The foliage looks like that of garden rue, and is aromatic.
||white (late summer)
||germinate at room temperature, with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below
Our plants failed to return in spring a few years later. Not sure if it was cold or winter wet that did them in.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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|Peter Kohn||Oct 13, 2012||Growing very succesfully in an open site in the Himalayan Bed of the Sheffield Botanic Garden. Have collected seed but too soon to know whether it is viable.|
|Peter Kohn||Feb 07, 2019||PLant in Sheffield Botanic Garden has been through several winters including 2017/18. Flowers deep into the autumn and looks good when much else has gone back. Our plants will have been raised from seed collected in the Himalayas (probably Nepal).|
- Seed from '06/'07 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F with light (61%G, 4-13d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 65F with light (33%G, 6-12d)
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