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Moraea inconspicua


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Moraea inconspicua (100 seeds)

Family: Iridaceae

Cormous geophyte up to 45cm. Stem repeatedly branched, sticky below the nodes. Leaves two, the lower basal, the upper attached to the lowest node, 3-5mm wide, linear, flat or channeled, trailing or loosely coiled. Flowers small, yellow to brown or cream, enclosed in fibrotic, acute spathes; tepals unequal, the outer larger 13-18mm long, both inner and outer tepals limbs laxly to strongly reflexed.

Sowing instructions: 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: Stellenbosch. Harvest: January 2024