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Romulea subfistulosa

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Romulea subfistulosa (Iridaceae) It produces clumps of bright green, upright, slender leaves. Over time, the bulbs multiply to form a sizable colony. A carpet of crimson color with a contrasting yellow center with black marking. The spring-blooming flowers that have a gorgeous satin sheen are carried on stems that are shorter than the leaves. 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 : Roggeveld. Harvest : November 2023

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5, 20, 50

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