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Geissorhiza erosa (100 seeds)


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Geissorhiza erosa. Sword-shaped leaves and a flower stem grow annually from the perennial corm that has a woody coat. The plant reaches heights of 12 cm to 35 cm, flowering at the end of winter to the middle of spring. The plants are found on clay slopes and flats. 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: Clanwilliam. Harvest: January 2021