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Draba sibirica

 
Draba sibirica

Family brassicaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (spring)
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well drained soil

Rosette-forming species with yellow flowers held on slender stalks above the leaves. Widely distributed through Eurasia, on rocky slopes. So far, two plantlets survived into a second year: the ones planted in a hypertufa trough. They look much more like the Draba aizoides we used to grow than like photos of the species I found online, so I doubt my plants are properly identified.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, trough planter, orchard nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '12 trade. Baggy 70F (3w; 2%G, 12d) - 35F (4w) - 70F (30%G, 3-8d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (32%G, 12-28d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (24%G, 13-24d)

Only draba I've tried that appears to benefit from cold treatment.


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