This regular, blue-flowered plant grew as an interloper from a lot of seeds we received as 'Red Fox'. We didn't mind - this much larger plant serves a different, but useful purpose in our garden as well.
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Several years later, another attempt to grow 'Red Fox' from seed (this time collected from our own plants) yielded this offspring: blue-flowering, but as short as its pink mother. We grow it in our rock garden.
In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, firewood border, driveway bed, orchard nursery area
Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list
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|Theresa||Feb 07, 2010||Rob,
How to you suggest to start the seeds for this plant?
They should germinate relatively quickly at room temperature - no special treatment required.
- Seed for 'small blue' from '09 garden. Baggy 70F (95+%G, 4-6d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (12%G, 5-20d)
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