Eranthis hyemalis
Sat, 24 Apr 2010 12:30:27 PDT
On 24 Apr 2010, at 13:18, Dell Sherk wrote:

> I have begun harvesting seed from my winter aconites - a bit earlier than
> usual. For years, I have been scattering seed of this plant wherever I
> thought it might thrive. It produces lots of seed. But I wonder if the seeds are
> more likely to germinate if they are sown very fresh rather than after being
> held dry for 1 - 2 months. Does anyone have experience with this?

Given eranthis's membership in the Ranunculaceae, sowing absolutely fresh is 
probably called for.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate
on beautiful Vancouver Island…

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