Drosanthemum floribundum is a low-growing, ground-hugging plant with small, stubby, light green, succulent leaves. It makes an ideal plant for waterwise gardeners, particularly those living in climates with hot dry summers. The typical mesemb flowers usually open about midday and close in the evenings. On dull, cool days they remain closed.
They grow easily from seed. To speed up germination, allow the seeds to soak in hot water for a day before sowing. Do not boil the seeds in the water. Sow seeds in autumn or summer in a seed tray of river sand, scatter over a large area, as overcrowding of seeds will cause damping off. Care should be taken to sprinkle the sown area lightly with river sand. Place seed tray in a sunny position, keep the soil medium moist (use a mist sprayer) and after two weeks the seeds will germinate
Price is for 5 seeds.
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