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Chaenostoma caeruleum (100 seeds)


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Chaenostoma caeruleum. It is an erect, perennial shrublet reaching heights of 1 m. It does not re-sprout after fire being single-stemmed. The leaves are up to 3 cm long, 1 cm wide and usually have sparsely toothed margins that are rolled under. Leaves and young stems are covered in gland-tipped hairs. The mauve-pink flowers grow in long racemes. They are star-shaped with rounded petal lobes spreading to a diameter of about 1,5 cm. The corolla throat is orange-yellow. Sowing: Sow seeds in autumn in a well drained medium. Locality: Barrydale. Harvest: May 2023