Adenophora triphylla var. japonica
Short flared light-blue bells with little blue "tongues" on upright flowerstalks. As suggested by the species name, the glossy lance-shaped leaves, emerge from the stalks arranged in threes. We have just one plant for now, grown from seed, and I'm quite taken by it. I hope it sticks around.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 35F (100%G, 30-44d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (100%G, 32-39d)
- Same seed as above, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 35F (100%G, 4-5w)
Seedlings fare best when left in baggy at room temperature to leaf out before potting up.
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January 31, 2011