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Propagation, Propagating Native Plants from Seeds

Propagating Native Plants from Seeds

by Jan Midgley

 

“WET” SEEDS

Have an aril or a fleshy covering or just do not tolerate drying out. Sow ASAP or keep moist in recloseable plastic bag with a bit of sand or spagnum.

Anemonella thalictroides (rue anemone)
Actaea pachypoda (doll’s eyes)
Arisaema triphyllum (jack in the pulpit)
Cardamine douglassii (mountain cress, toothwort)
Chrysoganum virginianum (green & gold)
Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh)
Clematis texensis
Clematis viorna (leatherflower)
seed head Delphinium alabamicum (alabama delphinium)
Enemion biternatum (Isopyrum biternatum, false rue anemone)
Geranium maculatum (wild geranium)
Hepatica rotundiloba (round-lobed hepatica)
Hexastylis arifolia (evergreen ginger, little brown jugs)
Hymenocallis caroliniana (spiderlily)
Jeffersonia diphylla (twinleaf)
Polemonium reptans (Jacob’s ladder)
Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodroot)
Spigelia marilandica (Indian pink)
Stylophorum diphyllum (wood poppy, celandine poppy)
Tiarella cordifolia var. collina (wherryii’s foamflower)
Trillium luteum (yellow)

“DRY” SEEDS

Aster family and phlox species are not self fertile. You must have two or more seed grown plants to get fertile seeds.

Amsonia hubrichtii (arkansas bluestar)
Asclepias amplexicaulis (wavy-leaved milkweed) A. variegata (white milkweed)
Baptisia alba (white wild indico) B. bracteata (cream wild indigo)
Camassia scilloides (wild hyacinth)
Coreopsis major (whorled coreopsis) – Asteraceae C. pulchra
Echinacea angustifolia & E. simulata (coneflowers) – Asteraceae
Erythrina herbaceae (coral bean) – Fabaceae
Gentiana saponaria (soapwort gentian)
Heuchera macrorhiza (giant alumroot)
Liatris earlii (gayfeather) – Asteraceae
Lilium spp.
Lobelia cardinalis (cardinal flower)
Parthenium integrifolium (wild quinine) – Asteraceae
Passiflora incarnata (passion vine)
Penstemon calycosus (smooth beardtongue)
Phlox paniculata (garden phlox)
P. divaricata (wild blue phlox)
Sarracenia leucophylla (white-topped pitcher plant)
Silene virginica (firepink)
Silphium asteriscus (rosinweed) – Asteraceae
Symphyotrichum georgianum (georgia aster) – Asteraceae
Zephyranthes atamasco (atamasco lily)
Zizia aurea (golden alexander)

 

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