I wasn't impressed with these perennial snaps during their first season in our garden (after growing from seed in late winter) – but I think they are coming into their own in this second season. Fuller plants with nicer flowers – I hope they keep on going all season! Late to come back in spring, but at least they proved hardy through their first winter.
||yellow/white (late spring)
||ordinary garden soil
||germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '03 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F with light (35%G, 6-9d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (a few G, 6-9d)
- Seed from HPS/MAG '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (79%G, 6-13d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (69%G, 9-14d)
Seed may lose viability quickly, based on results above. The seed packet contained black and tan seeds. All germination occurred from the black ones; the tan ones may be unripe.
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common mis-spellings: braun-blanquettii
March 24, 2014