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Arctotis acaulis (100 seeds)


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Arctotis acaulis (Asteraceae) Arctotis acaulis is a stemless perennial 200 – 300 mm tall, with a tuberous rootstock and a basal tuft of leaves, i.e. they arise directly from the rootstock. The leaves are roughly hairy above and grey-felted underneath. Large solitary, daisies with dark centers and bright yellow, orange, salmon pink or cream rays are borne. Sowing: Asteraceae seeds often germinate better in response to smoke treatment. Only mature, plump and fully formed seeds should be used. Smoke seed trays after sowing or soak seed in aqueous smoke extract for 24 hours. Sow seeds in a sandy, well drained soil. Sow seeds in autumn. Locality: Darling. Harvest: August 2023