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Babiana purpurea purple (100 seeds)


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Babiana purpurea purple (Ruens Renosterveld Bobbejaantjie). It is native to the winter rainfall areas of South Africa and has fragrant pink or purple flowers. This one is purple. Sowing : Seed is sown in autumn, thinly, in deep (min. 10 cm) seed trays, to allow for root development. The soil medium should be well drained, a recommended mix being 2 parts sand : 2 parts compost : 1 part loam or equal parts sand and compost, and the seeds should be planted 3-4 mm deep, covered with clean sand and kept moist and lightly shaded. Locality : Caledon. Harvest : November 2023