Androcymbium Latifolium - Indigenous South African Bulb - 10 Seeds

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Androcymbium is a genus in the Colchicaceae family found in Africa and the Mediterranean. The common names for species in the genus are cup-and-saucer and men-in-a-boat. There are about 40 species and 13 of them are in the Cape Floral province. Species in this genus have few erect flowers on short pedicels and are usually in a head overtopped by green or petaloid bracts

Androcymbium is found on stony clay flats in the western Karoo, Bokkeveld Mountains to the Little Karoo. It is a prostrate plant with ovate white to green bracts that flowers July to September.

USDA Zone - 8

Season to Sow - Autumn


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