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Lessertia herbacea (100 seeds)


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Lessertia herbacea. Annual non-climbing herb, erect or ascending, 0.3-0.5 m long, with scattered, sharp-pointed, appressed (lying flat on the surface), straight and stiff hairs,. Leaves 55-95 mm, few and distant, 19-30 mm apart, divided into5-(7)-8 pairs of leaflets, often infolded, narrow-linear, rounded or with a shallow notch on a rounded apex, hairless above, with scattered, sharp-pointed, appressed, straight and stiff hairs beneath. Inflorescence stalks 61-92 mm, often much longer than the leaves. Inflorescence a loose raceme with many flowers, elongating, flowers purple. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer in a well drained medium. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: September 2023