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Stylidium graminifolium

Grass Trigger Plant

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

tawny-coloured, 5-12 mm long, capsule ovoid-oblong, smooth

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow. Smoke treatment may improve results.


Capillary watering


Germination usually occurs within 7-10 weeks. Germinates best in autumn to winter.
After-ripening period may be shortened by smoke treatment.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring or Autumn-Winter

Seed Collection Timeframe

Mid December - Early January

Storage and Ripening

May have a 4-6 months after-ripening period.
Seed best used within 1 year.

Grows from Cuttings