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Trachelium jacquinii ssp. rumelianum

Synonym(s) Trachelium rumelianum
Common name blue throatwort
Family campanulaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers lilac (summer)
Size 4-6"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to mountain meadows in Greece and Bulgaria. It forms a mat of glossy green, fine-textured leaves, with tubular lilac flowers held above in summer.

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 '08/'09 exchange. Baggy 70F (45 out of many seeds germinated, 5-10d). Seedlings grow slowly from a very tiny start.
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (50%G, 7-10d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (43%G, 9-13d)

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