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Author Topic: Do penstemon cultivars come true from seed?  (Read 530 times)

Rodger Whitlock

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Do penstemon cultivars come true from seed?
« on: July 02, 2013, 10:17:38 PM »
My own experience is that some cultivars do, indeed, come true from seed. Several years ago I planted two cultivars of Penstemon mexicali, 'Pikes Peak Purple' and 'Red Rocks'. Both of these have self-sown a little (most of the seedlings die during our wet winters), and the surviving seedlings are identical to the respective parents, with no sign of crossing.

 


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