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Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 1817

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence: large PURPLE (VIOLET - BLUE) (soflo 12-14 weeks)
Fruit: (germ. 1-2 weeks at 18deg.C., grow on at 12deg.C.)
Foliage: rounded compact habit, bedding
Height, in meters: 0.2
Height, in feet: 0.66
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Parts of Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe are considered toxic.

Common names for Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe:

(tox: WHO II),  (tox:pyrrole-3-carboxamidine),  Purple Robe Cupflower, 


Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
64:   Argentinian Native and Introduced Plants
139:   Hanging Basket Container Plant Seed List
626:  Solanaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.
952:   Wholesale Selection


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Germination guide for Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Nierembergia hippomanica Purple Robe seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.


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