A sweetly scented nectar producing native bushy 60 cm perennial with wiry stems. Tough as nails as its rhizomes push through hard packed sun baked logging roads. At first seeing it I thought it was a shrub. Loved by bees and hummingbirds. Scent is similar to lilac.
- Seed count: 25-30
- Collection Date: Sept 2021
- Hardiness: 3-10
- Height and Width: 60cm x 1m
- Preferred conditions: adaptable, suitable for dry poor soils
- Germination test type: hand sort
How to germinate Apocynum adrosaemifolium seeds:
Cold stratify 30-60 days at 2-4 C. Germinate at 18-20 C. Fluff up well draining medium, sow and mist into medium as to barely cover seed. Give 20 hours light/day to germinate. Do not fertilize.