Strongly upright flower spikes lined with purplish-red flowers. Both hardiness and perennial/biennial status are in question. We'll see how it grows in our garden.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (15%G, 7-9d) - 35F (6w) - 70F (no G, 7d)
Clothier says this germinates at room temperature in 21-40d; maybe I didn't hold the initial warm stage long enough.
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March 15, 2009