Hot magenta pokers over slow spreading mat of scalloped dark green leaves. Quite different from its lamb's ear cousin, but with a charm all its own. The flowers appear in early summer, then mature to seedheads that continue the interest.
||well-drained garden soil
|Seed ripens||early August|
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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- Seed from '03/'04 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F with light (24%G, 7-17d).
Also Baggy 35F (4w)-70F (15%G, 6-9d)
- Seed from '06 garden. Baggy 70F with light (2%G, 13d)
- Seed from '07 garden. Baggy 70F with light (24%G, 9-14d)
- Seed from '11 garden. Baggy 70F with light (20d) - 35F (4w) - 70F (25d; no G)
- Seed from '12 garden, cold-stored. Baggy 70F (17d) - 70F with light (3%G, 3d)
- Seed from '12 garden, cold-stored. Baggy 70F with light (3w; no G)
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March 01, 2014