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Callilepis leptophylla (100 seeds)


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Callilepis leptophylla. It is an aromatic perennial herb that grows up to 600 mm high. Its stem arises from a large woody rootstock, glabrous in the lower parts. Leaves and younger branches are often softly villose and closely arranged together at the apices. Its leaves are alternate, linear and needle-like, up to 45 mm long, single-nerved. It has large flowerheads, with cream-white rays and a purplish black disc. It flowers in spring and early summer. Sowing : Propagate by seed sown as soon as it is ripe, in a free-draining, sandy seedling mix, cover lightly, keep moist, and place in a sunny, well-ventilated place. Locality: Haenertsburg.  Harvest: December 2020