germination of seeds

Karl Church
Sat, 08 Jun 2013 08:28:46 PDT
Good luck with those, I just checked them out on the wiki & that is one
unique & beautiful plant/flower. Maybe in a few years you'll have them
available for the rest of us.
zone 9a
On Jun 8, 2013 8:09 AM, "Diana Chapman" <> wrote:

> I recently posted something on my blog about using smoke/fire to
> germinate seeds from Australia, if anyone is interested:
> I have posted before on germinating seeds in damp vermiculite in plastic
> bags.  It can be seen by clicking on the topic 'Seeds' on the right hand
> side.  I use this method for any seeds that need cold stratification,
> and also some that don't need cold temperatures to germinate.  Seeds
> from South Africa usually don't do well with this method, and need a
> diurnal swing of at least 10-15 degrees F to germinate.
> My latest triumph??  I have some tiny seedlings of Leontochir ovallei.
> I am thrilled.
> Diana
> Telos Rare Bulbs
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