Plant and Seed Trading forum: Looking for seeds Mullein 'Governor George Aiken'

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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
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keithp2012
Jun 30, 2017 12:18 PM CST
It has white flowers
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
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wcgypsy
Jun 30, 2017 1:25 PM CST
EDITED TO ADD......Keith got some and shared with me ...........................................................................Aha.....Keith, I now see why you asked...lol...I must have seen it and liked it to have posted asking for it back in 2015....no, never did get any....
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Zinnias Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Spiders! Hybridizer Garden Photography
Vegetable Grower Tomato Heads Native Plants and Wildflowers The WITWIT Badge Daylilies Dog Lover
keithp2012
Jun 30, 2017 1:37 PM CST
wcgypsy said:Aha.....Keith, I now see why you asked...lol...I must have seen it and liked it to have posted asking for it back in 2015....no, never did get any....


Oh that's ok, maybe someone else managed to get some?
Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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janinilulu
Aug 30, 2017 5:05 PM CST
https://www.etsy.com/listing/4... seeds&ref=sr_gallery_1




Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 30, 2017 5:51 PM CST
lol...thank you ! That's Nan Ondra's site...Nan has a wonderful site at hayefield.com and writes great garden books...AND...keith got some seeds from her and shared with me...dunno about Keith, but I went ahead and sowed mine now (in cups) and have quite a few germinated...
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
Cat Lover Seed Starter Herbs Plant and/or Seed Trader Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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janinilulu
Aug 30, 2017 6:20 PM CST
You're welcome...I also have plants growing in my garden thanks to Nan!
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 30, 2017 6:45 PM CST
hahahah...me too...a lot of grasses from Nan this year.
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Zinnias Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Spiders! Hybridizer Garden Photography
Vegetable Grower Tomato Heads Native Plants and Wildflowers The WITWIT Badge Daylilies Dog Lover
keithp2012
Aug 30, 2017 9:45 PM CST
wcgypsy said:lol...thank you ! That's Nan Ondra's site...Nan has a wonderful site at hayefield.com and writes great garden books...AND...keith got some seeds from her and shared with me...dunno about Keith, but I went ahead and sowed mine now (in cups) and have quite a few germinated...


Yes mine are growing! 😊
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 30, 2017 10:50 PM CST
Yay for us !!!...lol..
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Zinnias Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Spiders! Hybridizer Garden Photography
Vegetable Grower Tomato Heads Native Plants and Wildflowers The WITWIT Badge Daylilies Dog Lover
keithp2012
Oct 11, 2018 1:53 PM CST
wcgypsy said:Yay for us !!!...lol..


Hi,

So I got the plant to grow and flower profusely and plenty of bees visited. But I got no seed! Are these self sterile? I've grown the common Mullein and seed was over plentiful
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Oct 11, 2018 5:07 PM CST
Mine are behind yours...in 3 gal pots for the Winter, will go into the ground come Spring....they must set seed...or you couldn't have gotten any from Nan...lol.....but if you get no seed mine will flower this year...
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
The Urge for Seeds is Strong in This One.....
Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
Zinnias Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Annuals Spiders! Hybridizer Garden Photography
Vegetable Grower Tomato Heads Native Plants and Wildflowers The WITWIT Badge Daylilies Dog Lover
keithp2012
Oct 11, 2018 7:12 PM CST
wcgypsy said:Mine are behind yours...in 3 gal pots for the Winter, will go into the ground come Spring....they must set seed...or you couldn't have gotten any from Nan...lol.....but if you get no seed mine will flower this year...


Maybe they require hand pollination? I tried that recently so I'll see if that has any results.

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