Finely divided attractive dark green foliage rises straight upward on bluish green stems. Profusion of flowers in late summer. Birds love 'm. Given the space it needs, this is a wonderful, carefree larger plant. The clump slowly expands, and can be divided in spring.
||ordinary garden soil
||Plant sets very little viable seed. Not sure of best germination procedure.
detailed seed-starting info below
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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- Seed from '04 garden: 3 thick, slightly boat-shaped seeds. Baggy 70F (4w) - 35F (6w) -70F (33%G, 3d). When the other 2 didn't germinate, removed the outer husk, and nicked the inner coat. After that, 67%G in 7-11d
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August 04, 2004