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Ephemeral seed exchange is here!
The winter Seedex for 2012-13 is finished. We can no longer accept orders.
The second component of our seed exchange focuses on ephemeral seeds which typically are harvested in late spring. Prompt distribution and sowing of ephemeral seeds is essential. Individual members should send requests to the donors for their choice of species, providing a SASE for each species. The donors are listed in the May Journal. As soon as the seeds are in their prime, they are distributed by the donors themselves.
Ephemerals available this year (depending upon seed set):
Corydalis solida ssp. solida ‘George Baker’- Bright red/ pink.
Corydalis solida ssp. solida ' Beth Evans’- Good pink.
Galanthus elwesii - Quickly makes good clumps.
Helleborus niger – semi double or late fall blooming form
Helleborus x hybridus – mix from pink, almost black, double, picotee.
Hepatica nobilis - large white flowers, marbled foliage
Adonis amurensis - no seed available
Helleborus x hybridus
Helleborus x hybridus (from outstanding British grower) - a superb large-flowered pink, an anemone, form, two or three doubles, a super yellow with yellow nectaries, and probably a few other absolutely gorgeous specimens.
Our Ephemeral Seed Exchange co-ordinator, Anna, writes: "I would like seeds of the following. Please contact me if you might have some to spare.
Jeffersonia dubia- alba
Glaucidium palmatum - any white form"
A NOTE FOR NON-MEMBERS:
Only members of ORG&HPS can obtain seeds from the winter and ephemeral seed exchanges. There is no charge for the ephemeral seeds. To cover our costs for the winter exchange, members pay $15 CAD and can then order up to 60 packages of seeds. Join if you want to participate in either exchange .
You can still review the 2012-13 Seedex: