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Diascia capensis (100 seeds)


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Diascia capensis. It is an erect or sprawling annual herb branching from the base and reaching 35 cm in height. It has deeply lobed leaves. The greyish purple to wine-red flowers grow on long stalks. The flower has two yellow pouches where the stamens arch down next to the deep magenta centre. Flowering happens in late winter to mid-spring. Sowing : Seed should be sown in autumn, in a well-drained seedling mix, and need only be covered lightly with the sowing mix, clean coarse sand or milled bark. The trays should be kept moist in a warm but shaded position. Locality: Barrydale. Harvest: December 2023