Germination Guide

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Dracocephalum wendelboi

A

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

8

Pulpy coat inhibits germination. Remove by soaking and rinsing in clean water daily for approximately 7 days. Discard water.

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Keep seeds warm and maintain humidity. Some will germinate in 2 weeks, others may not germinate till following warm season.
Drosera filiformis

J

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

*

This species needs special care as described.
plant in deep pot
Drosera intermedia

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

*

This species needs special care as described.
use pure, not tap water, acid medium
Drosera rotundifolia

A

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

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

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This species needs special care as described.

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Sharon Middleton writes: Seeds germinated in 5 days in paper towel and 7 days in soiless mix at 20C. Light was a factor with the paper towel and plastic bag method I surmise.
Dryas grandis

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

Dryas integrifolia

F

Sow @ 4°C.
Dryas octopetala

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Dryas octopetala 'Minor'

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Dryas octopetala v. integrifolia

J

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

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Duranta erecta 'Sapphire Showers'

A

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

A

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

J

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

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

G

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

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

G

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

J

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