901:5-27-08 Flower seed minimum germination standards.

The minimum germination standards for seeds offered for sale in Ohio are:

Kind of flower seed.............................................................minimum per cent germination

Archillea (the Pearl) - Achillea ptarmica.......................................................................50

African Daisy - Dimorphotheca aurantiaca....................................................................55

African Violet - Saintpaulia spp.....................................................................................30

Ageratum - Ageratum mexicanum.................................................................................60

Agrostemma (rose campion) - Agrostemma coronaria..................................................65

Alyssum - Alyssum compactum, A. maritimum, A. procumbens A. saxatile.................60

Amaranthus - Amaranthus spp.........................................................................................65

Anagalis (primpernel) - A. arvensis, A. coerulia, A. grandiflora...................................60

Anemone - Anemone coronaria, A. Pulsatilla................................................................55

Angel's Trumpet -Datura arborea..................................................................................60

Arabis - Arabis alpina...................................................................................................60

Arctotis (African lilac daisy) - Arctotis grandis...........................................................45

Armeria - Armeria formosa...........................................................................................55

Asparagus, fern - Asparagus plumosus.........................................................................50

Asparagus, sprenger, Asparagus sprengeri....................................................................55

Aster, China - Callistephus chinensis; except Pompon, Powderpuff, & Princess types..55

Aster, China - Callistephus chinensis; Pompon, Powderpuff, & Princess types............50

Aubretia- Aubretia deltoides.........................................................................................45

Baby Smilax - Aparagus asparagoides...........................................................................25

Balsam - Impatiens balsamina........................................................................................70

Begonia - (Begonia fibrous rooted)...............................................................................60

Begonia - (Begonia tuberous rooted)............................................................................50

Bells of Ireland - Molucella laevis .............................................................................. . 60

Brachycome (swan river daisy) - Brachycome iberidifolia .......................................... 60

Browallia - Browallia elata and B. speciosa .................................................................. 65

Bupthalum (sunwheel) - Buphthalum salicifolium ....................................................... 60

Calceolaria - Calceolaria spp .......................................................................................... 60

Calendula - Calendula officinalis ................................................................................... 65

California Poppy - Eschscholtzia californica .................................................................. 60

Calliopsis - Coreopsis bicolor, C. drummondi, C. elegans ............................................. 65

Campanula:

................... Canterbury Bells - Campanula medium ....................................................... 60

................... Cup and Saucer Bellflower - Campanula medium calycanthema ................ 60

................... Carpathian Bellflower - Campanula carpatica ............................................. 50

.................... Peach Bellflower - Campanula persicifolia ................................................ 50

Candytuft, annual - Iberis amara, I. umbellata .......................................................... ..65

Candytuft, perennial - Iberis gibraltarica, I. sempervirens ................................... ........ 55

Castor Bean - Ricinus communis .................................................................................. 60

Cathedral Bells - Cobaea scandens .................................................................................. 65

Celosia - Celosia argentea ................................................................................................ 65

Centaurea: Basket Flower - C. americana; Cornflower - C. cyanus;

................. Dusty Miller - C. candidissima, Royal Centaurea - C. imperialis;

.................. Sweet Sultan - C. moschata; Velvet Cantaurea - C. gymnocarpa .................. 60

Cerasium (snow-in-summer) Cerastium biebersteini and C. tomentosum ...................... 65

Chinese Forget-me-not - Cynoglossum amabile ................................................................ 55

Chrysanthemum, annual - Chrysanthemum carinatum, C.coronarium, C. Cineraria - ............................................ Senecio cruentus .................................................................... 60

Clarkia - Clarkia elegans ................................................................................................... 65

Cleome - Cleome gigantea ................................................................................................ 65

Coleus - Coleus blumei ..................................................................................................... 65

Columbine - Aquilegia spp. . ............................. ............................................................... 50

Coral Bells - Heuchera sanguinea. . ................................................................................... 55

Coreopsis, Perennial - Coreopsis lanceolata ..................................................................... 40

Corn, ornamental - Zea mays ............................................................................................ 75

Cosmos: Sensation, Mammoth and Crested types - Cosmos bipinnatus; .................... Klondyke type - C . Sulphureau .................................................................... 65

Crossandra - (Crossandra infundibuliformis) .................................................................... 50

Dahlia - Dahlia spp ............................................................................................................ 55

Daylily - Hemerocallis spp ................................................................................................ 45

Delphinium, Perennial- Belladonna and Bellamosum types; Cardinal Larkspur -

.................... Delphinium cardinale; Chinensis types; Pacific Giant, Gold Medal & .................... other hybrids of D. elatum ............................................................................ 55

Dianthus:

.................... Carnation - D.caryophyllus ........................................................................... 60

.................... China Pinks - D. chinensis, heddewigi, heddensis ........................................ 70

.................... Grass Pinks - D. plumarius ........................................................................... 60

.................... Maiden Pinks - D.deltoides ............................................................................ 60

.................... Sweet William - D. barbatus ......................................................................... 70

.................... Sweet Wivelsfield - D. allwoodi .................................................................... 60

Didiscus - (blue lace flower) - Didiscus coerulea ............................................................. 65

Doronicum (leopard's bane) - Doronicum caucasicum ..................................................... 60

Dracaena - Dracaena indivisa ............................................................................................ 55

Dragon Tree - Dracaena draco .......................................................................................... 40

English Daisy - Bellis perennis ......................................................................................... 55

Flax - Golden flax (Linum flavum); Flowering flax L. randiflorum; Perennial flax, ........... L. perenne .............................................................................................................. 60

Flowering Maple - Abutilon spp ....................................................................................... 35

Foxglove - Digitalis spp .................................................................................................... 60

Gaillardia, annual - Gaillardia pulchella; G. picta; Perennial - G. grandiflora.. ............... 45

Gerbera (transvaal daisy) - Gerbera jamesoni. . ............................................................. 60

Geum - Geum spp ............................................................................................................. 55

Gilia - Gilia spp ................................................................................................................ 65

Glosiosa daisy (rudbeckia) - Echinacea purpurea and Rudbeckia hirta ........................... 60

Gloxinia - (Sinningia speciosa) ......................................................................................... 40

Godetia - Godetia amoena, G. grandiflora. . ...................................................................... 65

Gourds: Yellow Flowered - Cucurbita pepo; White Flowered -Lagenaria sisceraria; ..................... Dishcloth - Luffa cylindrica ............ ........................................................... 70

Gypsophila: annual Baby's Breath - G. elegans; Perennial Baby's Breath - G. paniculata, ..................... G. pacifica G. repens ................................................................................... 70

Helenium - Helenium autumnale ...................................................................................... 40

Helichrysum - Helichrysum monstrosum .......................................................................... 60

Heliopsis - Heliopsis scabra .............................................................................................. 55

Heliotrope - Heliotropium spp. . ........................................................................................ 35

Helipterum (Acroclinium) Helipterum roseum ................................................................. 60

Hesperis (sweet rocket) - Hesperis matronalis .................................................................. 65

*Hollyhock - Althea rosea ................................................................................................. 65

Hunnemania (mexican tulip poppy) - Hunnemania fumariaefolia .................................... 60

Hyacinh bean - Dolichos lablab ........................................................................................ 70

Impatiens - Impatiens hostii, I. sultani .............................................................................. 55

*Ipomea - Cypress Vine - I. quamoclit; Moonflower - I. noctiflora; Morning Glories, ...................... Cardinal Climber, Hearts and Honey Vine -Ipomea spp... ......................... 75

Jerusulem cross (maltese cross) - Lychnis chalcedonica ................................. ................. 70

Job's Tears - Coix lacrymajobi. . ........................................................................................ 70

Kochia - Kochia childsi ..................................................................................................... 55

Larkspur, annual - Delphinium ajacis .............................................................................. 60

Lantana - Lantana camara, L. hybrida .............................................................................. 35

Lilium (regal lily) - Lilium regale ..................................................................................... 50

Linaria - Linaria spp ................................................................................. ........................ 65

Lobelia, annual - Lobelia erinus ....................................................................................... 65

Lunaria, annual - Lunaria annua ....................................................................................... 65

*Lupine - Lupinus spp ...................................................................................................... 65

Marigold - Tagetes spp ...................................................................................................... 65

Marvel of Peru - Mirabilis jalapa ...................................................................................... 60

Matricaria (feverfew) - Matricaria spp ............................................................................. 60

Mignonette - Reseda odorata ............................................................................................. 55

Myosotis - Myosotis alpestris, M. oblongata, M. palustris ............................................... 50

Nasturtium - Tropaeolum spp ........................................................................................... 60

Nemesia - Nemesia spp ..................................................................................................... 65

Nemophila - Nemophila insignis ....................................................................................... 70

Nemophila, spotted - Nemophila maculata. . ..................................................................... 60

Nicotiana - Nicotiana affinis, N. sanderae, N. sylvestris ................................................... 65

Nierembergia - Nierembergia spp.....................................................................................55

Nigella -Nigella damascena..............................................................................................55

Pansy - Viola tricolor........................................................................................................60

Penstemon - Penstemon barbatus, P. grandflorus, P. laevigatus, P. pubescens................60

Petunia- Petunia spp.........................................................................................................45

Phacelia - Phacelia campanularia, P. minor, P. tanacetifolia............................................65

Phox, annual -Phlox drummondi all types and varieties.................................................55

Physalis - Physalis spp......................................................................................................60

Platycodon (balloon flower) - Platycodon grandiflorum...................................................60

Plumbago, cape -Plumbago capensis...............................................................................50

Ponytail - Beaucarnea recurvata......................................................................................40

Poppy: Shirley Poppy - Papaver rhoeas; Iceland Poppy - P. nudicaule; Oriental Poppy -..................P. orientale; Tulip Poppy -P. glaucum...........................................................60

Portulace - Portulaca grandiflora.....................................................................................55

Primula (primrose) - Primula spp.....................................................................................50

Pyrethrum (painted daisy) - Pyrethrum coccineum..........................................................60

Salpiglossis - Salpiglossis gloxinaeflora, S. sinuata........................................................60

Salvia - Scarlet Sage - Salvia splendens; Mealycup Sage (blue bedder) - S. farinacea ..50 Saponaria - Saponaria ocymoides, S. vaccaria..................................................................60

Scabiosa, annual - Scabiosa atropurpurea......................................................................50

Scabiosa, perennial - Scabiosa caucasica.........................................................................40

Schizanthus - Schizanthus spp..........................................................................................60

*Sensitive pant (mimosa) - Mimosa pudica.....................................................................65

Shasta Daisy - Chrysanthemum maximum C. leucanthemum..........................................65

Silk Oak - Grevillea robusta..............................................................................................25

Snapdragon - Antirrhinum spp...........................................................................................55

Solanum - Solanum spp....................................................................................................60

Statice - Statice sinuata, S. suworonii (flower heads).......................................................50

Stocks: Common - Mathiola incana; Evening Scented - Mathiola bicornis.....................65

Sunflower - Helianthus spp...............................................................................................70

Sunrose - Helianthemum spp............................................................................................30

* Sweet Pea, Annual and Perennial (other than dwarf bush - Lathyrus odoratus), .....................L.latifolius.....................................................................................................75

*SweetPea, dwarf bush -Lathyrus odoratus....................................................................65

Tahoka daisy - Machaeanthera tanacetifolia.....................................................................60

Thunbergia - Thunbergia alata..........................................................................................60

Torcn Flower- Tithonia speciosa......................................................................................70

Torenia (wishbone flower) - Torenia fournieri.................................................................70

Tritoma Kniphofia spp......................................................................................................65

Verbena, annual - Verbena hybrida..................................................................................35

Vinca - Vinca rosea..........................................................................................................60

Viola - Viola cornuta.........................................................................................................55

Virginian stocks - Malcolmia maritima............................................................................65

Wallflower- Cheiranthus allioni.......................................................................................65

Yucca (Adam's needle) - Yucca filamentosa.....................................................................50

Zinna (except Linearis and Creeping) - Zinnia angustifolia, Z. elegans, Z.grandiflora, .....................Z. gracillima, Z. haegeana, Z. multiflora, Z. pumila....................................65

Zinnia, Linearis and Creeping - Zinnia linearis, Sanvitalia procumbens.........................50

The germination standard for all other flower seed shall be fifty per cent.

* means that the minimum percentage for these species includes both the germination per cent and the hard seed per cent added together.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/19/2010 and 05/19/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 907.10
Rule Amplifies: 907.03
Prior Effective Dates: 10-31-04