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Syncarpha vestita (100 seeds)


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Syncarpha vestita (Asteraceae) It is one of the Everlasting Flowers or Sewejaartjies, and this species is also commonly known as Cape Snow. The true flowers are actually a deep purplish brown with a bright orange stigma, but they are surrounded by numerous pure white bracts that envelop the flowerhead. Sowing: Asteraceae seeds often germinate better in response to smoke treatment. Only mature, plump and fully formed seeds should be used. Smoke seed trays after sowing or soak seed in aqueous smoke extract for 24 hours. Sow seeds in a sandy, well drained soil. Sow seeds in autumn. Locality: Rooi Els. Harvest: January 2024