Approximately 200.00 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:10
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: PINK to pale LILAC, to 7cm. dia., summer
Fruit: capsule to 1x1.5cm. (sow in spring)
Foliage: GREYISH, 3 lobed, 8cm..full sun..water well in summer
Height in meters: 1
Common names for Hibiscus pedunculatus:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
37: South African Native and Introduced Plants
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
161: Edible Flowers
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191: Tropical Shrubs and Trees
Hibiscus pedunculatus seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.
Soak in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.