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Tritoniopsis burchellii (100 seeds)


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Tritoniopsis burchellii(Iridaceae). Sowing:Tritoniopsis burchellii Plants 50-90cm high. Corm depressed-globose with tunics of coarse fibres. Leaves linear, 3-veined, with a long terete, false petiole;leaves usually dry at flowering. Flowers in a dense spike, tubular, scarlet/orange. 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: Stanford. Harvest: November 2019