Share your experience growing anemone&hibiscus from seeds

Mari11(z5a Toronto)December 1, 2012

I've got anemone and perennial hibiscus seeds from Autumn Seed Swap. What's the best way to grow them?

Thanks in advance!

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greylady_gardener

I haven't grown anemone from seed, but I have grown a few hibiscus. I have had them reseed in my garden, so I knew they were a good candidate for winter sowing. When I got some seeds of different colours, I did that and was very successful.

Hope you have success with them. :) Lucky you to have received your swap package already!! :-)

    Bookmark   December 1, 2012 at 9:13PM
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marricgardens

I wintersow my perennial hibiscus seed. I have never grown anemone but if I had seeds I would probably go ahead and w/s it to - I w/s nearly everything except tender annuals.

    Bookmark   December 2, 2012 at 9:00AM
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sharont(z5 can)

Try looking up the genus and species of each here for their germination method.
http://www.onrockgarden.com/germination-guide/plants

    Bookmark   December 14, 2012 at 12:43AM
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wmc1

Never bothered w/s hibiscus (just Rose of Sharon), I sow in spring, wrap in wet paper towel until they germinate and then sow in pots or ground.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:47PM
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northerner_on(Z5A ONCanada)

I have had very good success winter sowing perennial hibiscus: large pink and luna red. I just cut them back in the fall and they come back fairly late in the spring. Same treatment for Rose of Sharon. I have also winter sowed anemone, but it took me 3 tries before I was successful. Could have been the seed source which were private swaps. Lovely plants.

    Bookmark   January 11, 2013 at 6:52AM
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