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Hilliardiella oligocephala (Vernonia oligocephala) (100 seeds)


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Hilliardiella oligocephala (Vernonia oligocephala). (bicoloured-leaved vernonia, groenamarabossie) It is an erect, often tufted herbaceous perennial plant with flowering branches that develop from a woody rootstock. It grows up to 300-800 mm high. The leaves are ovate to lanceolate, up to 40 mm long, dark green on the upper surface and silvery velvety below. Its bright violet flower heads are about 10 mm long and borne in large clusters towards the branch tips. Sowing : Sow seeds in a well drained medium. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: September 2023