|Viable seeds are plump, feathered arrowheads |
Striking! Both the flowers and the stems are blue. Good bee and butterfly plant (and wasps too, as the great golden digger wasp in the photo demonstrates). Plants are tap-rooted, and tricky to move.
||flat sea holly
||well-drained soil; drought-tolerant.
||give several weeks cold, then germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
|Remaining rosette in December|
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 '06 garden. A: Baggy 70F (4w; 20%G, 7d).
B: Baggy 35F (9w; 10%G in 9th wk) - 70F (20%G, 3d)
Cold requirement isn't so clear from the results above.
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March 11, 2007