B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
VIOLET, in stout short spike in winter - summer
(sow in spring)
2 or 3 leaves
|Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus sales history
Common names for Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus:
Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
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.
Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days.
Sow Streptocarpus polyanthus ssp. dracomontanus seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Very small seeds. See No. 5