Germination Guide

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Verbascum chaixii 'Album'

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum chaixii 'Sixteen Candles'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum Cotswold Group

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum creticum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum densiflorum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum dumulosum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum hybrid

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum lydium

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum nigrum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum nigrum v. album

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum olympicum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum phoeniceum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum pulverulentum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum pyramidatum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum sp.

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbascum thapsus

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum wiedemannianum

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbascum x splendidum

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbena bonariensis

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Verbena hastata

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbena rigida

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Verbena stricta

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Verbesina encelioides

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Verbesina helianthoides

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Vernonia arkansana

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia baldwinii

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia lindheimeri

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia 'Mammuth'

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia acaulis

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia altissima

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

4

Germination is improved by using GA3.
moderate germination rate
Vernonia crinita

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia fasciculata

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia gigantea

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Vernonia lettermanii 'Iron Butterfly'

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Vernonia noveboracensis

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.

2

Requires darkness.
Vernonia sp.

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica 'Sunny Border Blue'

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica 'Red Fox'

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Veronica 'Royal Blue'

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica allioni

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica alpina

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Veronica aphylla

D

Use repeated cycles of 20°C, then 4°C for 3 months each. Germination is very prolonged.
Veronica armena

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Veronica austriaca

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica austriaca ssp. teucrium

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica austriaca ssp. teucrium 'Royal Blue'

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica bellidioides

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica chamaedrys

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica flexuosa

?

We have incomplete information on the germination of this species. Sometimes we offer an educated guess about which approach you could try. Let us know what is successful.
Veronica fruticans

G

Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.

2

Requires darkness.
Veronica fruticosa

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica fruticulosa

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica gentianoides

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

B

Sow @ 20°C. If seed does not germinate within 3 months, try 4°C for 1-2 months, then 20°C again.
Veronica grandiflora

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Veronica hybrid

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica incana

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica kellereri

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica longifolia

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...
Veronica longifolia 'First Glory'

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Veronica nipponica

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.