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Lachenalia pallida (small dark purple) (100 seeds)


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Lachenalia pallida (small dark purple). (Pale Viooltjie) The oblong-campanulate flowers are cream to dark yellow with brown or green markings, fading to dull red. Sowing: Seed is best sown in autumn in deep seed trays or pots in a sterilized medium of equal parts fine compost or loam, and river sand. Sow the seed thinly to prevent overcrowding and fungal infection, and to allow sufficient room for each seedling’s bulb to develop. Cover with a thin layer of sand, and keep moist and shaded. Germination should occur within five weeks. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: November 2023