Information for Colchicum baytopiorum

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 71167
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: br. PURPLE-PINK, campan., 1-5
Foliage: to 32x4.5cm. mature
Height in meters: 0.1
Colchicum baytopiorum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Colchicum baytopiorum are considered toxic.

Colchicum baytopiorum is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
75:   Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions
78:   South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants
131:   Toxic Plants
464:  Liliaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
833:  Colchicaceae

Germination guide
Colchicum baytopiorum seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 15C.

Outdoor Treatment, in temperate regions, can give seeds exactly the sequence of cold and damp and warm conditions needed to encourage germination. Check your weather conditions to see whether they may be appropriate. Shady sheltered conditions are recommended (to keep humidity and temperature regular) in a free draining, but water retentive medium - this can be in pots in a cold frame, where they can be easily protected from weeds and animals.

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