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Dracocephalum nutans

 
Dracocephalum nutans
nodding dragonhead
Dracocephalum nutans

Common name nodding dragonhead
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers blue (spring-summer)
Size 12-16"
Light sun
Seed ripensmid-June

Forms a clump of scalloped leaves, with leafy spikes of whorled blue flowers in summer. Native to Eurasia. Ours started blooming by early May in 2010 (which was a warm spring).

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

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 35F (10w) - 70F (33%G, 3-8d).
    Also pot outside 12/8/07, seedlings by April 7
  2. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 35F (10w) - 70F (3%G, 3d)
  3. Seed from '10 garden. Baggy 35F (10w) - 70F (14%G, 7d)


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