B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
(stratify 2 months)
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Silene stellata sales history
Common names for Silene stellata:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|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.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
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 stellata seeds will usually germinate in 15-20 days.
Can be sown in situ.