Approximately 1500 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower: BLUE, YELLOW centre, in spring
Foliage: compact habit...sow spring, summer, autumn
Height in meters: 0.3
Common names for Felicia aethiopica ssp aethiopica:
Felicia aethiopica ssp aethiopica
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
9: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
37: South African Native and Introduced Plants
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
130: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
Felicia aethiopica ssp aethiopica seeds will usually germinate in 30 days. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15°C.
Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
(Place in fridge for 3 weeks).