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Babiana scariosa (100 seeds)


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Babiana scariosa. Iridaceae. It has linear-lanceolate, pleated leaves and blue to mauve flowers with white to pale yellow markings on the lower tepals. The lower tepals are clawed and united. 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: De Doorns. Harvest: January 2024