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Silene coronaria Alba

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 34322

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Silene coronaria Alba is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4-
Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE in massed heads
Foliage: SILVERY-WHITE tomentose, clumps
Height, in meters: 0.8
Height, in feet: 2.64
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Silene coronaria Alba:
Agrostemma coronaria Alba, Lychnis coronaria Alba, 

Common names for Silene coronaria Alba:

Dusty Miller,  White Mullein, 


Silene coronaria Alba is included in the following
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Germination guide for Silene coronaria Alba

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.

Silene coronaria Alba seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Silene coronaria Alba seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20°C.

Silene coronaria Alba seeds have a hard seed coat that is impermeable to water, and which prevents the seed from imbibing.

Scarification: Large seeds can be chipped with a chizel, knife or rasp. Smaller seeds may be scraped on sandpaper, clipped with nail clippers or pricked with a needle. Try to do this on the side away from the hilum. After scarification seeds are usually soaked in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately.

(pre-chill for 2 weeks).


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