Information for Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select

Approximately 20000.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select - 1  packet for 8 Euros
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select - 1  gram for 14 Euros
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select - 0.25  gram for 27 Euros
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select - 10  gram for 107 Euros
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select - 100  gram for 834 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 71211
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:3-
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: bright BLUE
Height in meters: 0.60
Parts of Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select are considered toxic.

Common names for Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select: Cardinal Flower,  Great Lobelia,  Indian Tobacco, 

Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
131:   Toxic Plants
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
286:  Campanulaceae
471:  Lobeliaceae

Germination guide
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select seeds will usually germinate in 15-20 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Lobelia siphilitica Blue Select seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

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 4C or 5C 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 seed of perennial types in fridge for 3 months.

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