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Wahlenbergia communis

Tufted Bluebell

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

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates in 3-4 weeks.

Light inhibits germination.

Stratification (6-10 weeks) or smoke treatment may reduce after-ripening period of seed.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring or Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late October - January

Storage and Ripening
 

May have an after-ripening period of 4-6 months.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes