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Oxytropis shokanbetsuensis

Common name mashikegenge
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers purple
Size 15"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes deep, well-drained soil; dislikes root disturbance
From seed germinates at room temperature; may need scarification
detailed seed-starting info below

Vetch-like perennial native to Japan, making a mound of pinnate, gray-green leaves. Magenta and white flowers appear in summer. 15 high x 12" wide.

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

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 70F (15d; 20%G, 6-8d) - sandpapered - 70F (40%G, 3d)

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