The Best Seedling Out of Ninety-Eight Seeds

Out of 98 seeds I had about 35% germination; Out of those plants I kept about 18, and out of those 18, here is the best plant:

That was a whole lot of work for this plant, but I’m glad that I made the effort.  I might have had more success, but this was the hottest summer in recorded history here in Vermont, and we all know that H. bella does not like the heat.