B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Felicia dubia aff. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
sm. BLUE daisies in spring
(sow in autumn)
found in dry sandy gravelly areas
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Felicia dubia aff. sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Felicia dubia aff.:
|Aster adfinis, Felicia pusilla,|
Common names for Felicia dubia aff.:
|Bloublommetjie, Dwarf Felicia,|
Felicia dubia aff.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Felicia dubia aff. seeds will usually germinate in 30 days.
Felicia dubia aff. seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species 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).