Prosartes hookeri seeds (Fairy Bells)


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Delicate looking native lily that forms a good sized clump 1m wide and equal height. Thick wiry stems hold foliage high. White trumpet flowers dangle from stem tips in two’s or threes. Orange-scarlet berries follow. Makes a nice clump and slowly spreads over time via seed and rhizome.  Prefers shady woodland conditions but can tolerate a few hours of direct sun.  A tough herbaceous perennial. Root ball is very dense and will not let other plants push through easy. Grows quickly from seed. Drought tolerant when established.  Formerly Disporum hookeri

  • Seed Count: 15-20
  • Collection Date: August 2020
  • Hardiness Zone: 7-9
  • Height and Width: 1m x 1m
  • Germination test type: hand sort
  • Family: Liliaceae

How to germinate Prosartes hookeri seeds:

Soak seed 24-36 hours. Barely cover seed with humus rich medium, keep moist and don’t let seed freeze. Should germinate in a couple of weeks at 10C. In the garden, the seed germinates within weeks of hitting the ground. Does well in pots, just sow in humus rich free draining medium (in a deep pot) and barely cover seed. Sprouts readily when baggie sown.






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Weight 4 g


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