Approximately 1666.00 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:6-
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: BLUE, VIOLET veins, dark eye, curved spur, in dense 30cm. spikes,~August
Fruit: (germ. 2-3 weeks)
Foliage: large divided basal lvs., densely downy plant
Height in meters: 1
Parts of Delphinium vestitum are considered toxic.
Common names for Delphinium vestitum:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
9: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
38: Indian Native and Introduced Plants
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
131: Toxic Plants
Delphinium vestitum seeds will usually germinate in 14-21 days. Normally germinates in the dark. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 10°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".
Cold stratify 2 weeks High temperatures cause dormancy.