Interesting plant. It's hard to find a time at which the nodding flowers are open, but they always have the little curvy spur pointing out of the bud. So it's hardly a bold splash of color in the garden, although the foliage holds its own.
||germinate at room temperature. nicking/scarification helpful.
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
|Seed ripens||early October|
|Flowers are quite intricate at close-up range |
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog
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|Adrian Tween||Sep 04, 2008||That is a great picture of the flower. I never expected to visit this website, but I'm suprised at the detail of this website.|
- Seed from '03 trade. Baggy 70F (22%G, 4d). Scarified after 20d, after which an additional 22% germinated in 6-9d.
- Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F (54%G, 4-13d)
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