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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Silene flos-jovis Nana is cold hardy
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
CRIMSON, in heads
GREYISH, felty lvs, - stems
|Height, in meters: 0.3
Height, in feet: 0.99
|Silene flos-jovis Nana sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Silene flos-jovis Nana:
|Lychnis flos-jovis 'Minor', Lychnis flos-jovis Nana,|
Silene flos-jovis Nana
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|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.
Silene flos-jovis Nana seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.
Silene flos-jovis Nana 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).