Native to North American deserts. Nearly white bark, spiny branch tips. Vividly blue flowers in spring. I've no idea if this stands a chance in our garden.
||indigo bush; mojave dalea; Fremont's dalea
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '07 trade. Used sandpaper to remove orange papery husks from bean-like seeds, and to scarify these seeds. Only 20% of husks contained seeds. Soaked 3 hours, then baggy 65F (33%G, 3d). Remaining seeds may have been damaged by scarification procedure
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January 09, 2008