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Lachenalia gillettii (100 seeds)


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Lachenalia gilletti (Hyacinthaceae) Native to the Northwestern Cape where it grows in clay soils. It has two strap shaped leaves and shortly pedicellate, narrowly bell-shaped, white and lilac flowers with green markings. Sowing: Seeds?are sown 3-4 mm below the soil surface in mid-autumn in the same medium recommended for mature bulbs. Take care not to sow too thickly to prevent the occurrence of damping-off fungi, and water the seedlings with a fine spray every few days. Germination of fresh seeds occurs within two to three weeks. Locality: Eendekuil. Harvest: February 2021