We finally got a good crop of healthy seedlings. A few blooms in their first year, but I expect a bigger display next year. So hopefully more photos and a report on its performance soon.
|| Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
|Seed ripens||late July|
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '05/'06 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F (2w) - 35F (33d) - 70F (4%G, 7-14d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (5%G, 35d)
- Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 35F (90%G, 18-32d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (86%G, 23-52d)
- Seed from '11 garden. Baggy 35F (9%G, 11w) - 70F (no further G, 2w)
- Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 35F (12w) - 70F (10%G, 4d)
This makes the second dracocephalum, after D. nutans, that I've found germinates best under cold conditions. Not sure why different seed lots have such different success rates.
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April 06, 2013