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USDA zone 8 fynbos and protea seeds

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Aristea capitata

  • Grows to a height of 1-1.5m with a spread of 1.5m.
  • This is a tall elegant plant with deep blue flowers running along the stem.
  • Flowers in spring - and is attractive all year around.
  • Very easy to propagate from seed.
  • Enjoys full sun and a winter rainfall.
$0.09

Protea laurifolia

  • Grows to an 8m tall shrub/tree.
  • The leaves are blue-green with horny margins.
  • Bears white to pink bearded flowers all year.
  • Sow in Autumn.
  • USDA zone 8.
$0.10

Protea lorifolia

  • Grows to a shrub of between 1m and 3m, with large strap-like leaves.
  • Bears big flowers in autumn/winter with creamy/pink bracts and purple-brown beard in the middle.
  • Sow in autumn.
  • USDA zone 8.
$0.10

Protea obtusifolia

  • Shrub that grows to between 2 and 4m, with rich dark green leaves.
  • Flowers in Autumn, Winter and Spring with large white/red flowers.
  • Soil: alkaline.
  • Climate: coastal, sensitive to hard frosts.
  • Sow in Autumn.
  • USDA zone 8.
$0.10

Ursinia calenduliflora

  • This annual produces stunning orange flowers with dark centers and has a delicate, lacy foliage.
  • Flowering occurs in spring.
  • It grows to a height of about 35cm and will add a stunning bright splash of color to your garden.
  • It enjoys sandy soil and will be happiest in a dry area in your garden.
Ursinia calenduliflora$0.08

Thamnochortus rigidus

  • This is a lovely, showy species for smaller gardens.
  • It grows to a height of about 80cm and will thrive in a moist position in your garden – either in full sun or light shade.
  • It would also be a good species to grow in a pot.
  • It has very attractive seed heads appearing in summer.
  • It is a hardy species and would be a great addition to any garden.
  • Seeds should be sown in autumn.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
$0.09

Erica glandulosa

  • This is a strong grower, growing to a height of 0.5-0.7m.
  • It grows into an attractive, sturdy, rounded shrub and is ideal for a smaller garden.
  • The tubular flowers are curved and pink to orange in color.
  • The flowers appear from autumn to spring.
  • It would also do well grown in a pot.
$0.10

Felicia heterophylla

  • This is a stunning low growing spring annual with blue daisy flowers and striking dark blue centers.
  • It grows 200-300mm tall and will provide a vivid splash of blue to your garden.
  • It flowers during spring and is ideal for planting in between other low growing plants.
  • It does well in a container and looks quite spectacular when grown in groups.
Felicia heterophylla$0.08

Felicia aethiopica

  • This is a stunning, spreading perennial with pale blue daisy flowers and yellow centres.
  • It flowers all year through on longish stems and is very rewarding, adding a splash of color to your garden.
  • It grows 0.5 - 1m tall and enjoys a position of full sun.
  • Also does well in a container, as a border and also in rockeries.
Felicia aethiopica$0.08

Tripteris oppositifolium

  • This is a sturdy upright shrub, growing to a height of around 0.5-1m.
  • It provides a lovely yellow flower from winter through to spring.
  • It loves a position of full sun and adds a lovely splash of color at the end of the gloomy winter months.
  • Previously known as 'Osteospermum' oppositifolium. 
Tripteris oppositifolium (previously known as Osteospermum oppositifolium) $0.08

Elegia macrocarpa

  • This is one of the smaller restios growing to around 1m tall.
  • The female plant  consists of attractive dark brown berry-like flower heads.
  • The male plant has smaller dark, brown spikelets growing close together along the stems.
  • Both are very attractive and popular as accent plants and also are very striking when grown in clumps in the bigger gardens.
  • It enjoys dry areas.
  • Sow seeds in autumn.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
  • Previously known as Dovea macrocarpa
$0.09

Thamnochortus spicigerus

  • This robust species forms large tussocks, growing to a height of 1.5m.
  • The stems, because of their heaviness, are used for thatching.
  • This attractive species grows in acidic or alkaline soils and does well in hot, windy, coastal areas.
  • It is long lived and the clumps increase by means of their strong rhizomes.
  • It is a stunning accent plant and grows well with other fynbos species.
  • Flowering occurs from autumn to winter.
  • Sow seeds in autumn.
  • Hardy t.o USDA zone 8
$0.09

Arctotis stoechadifolia

  • This species is a wonderful ground cover with lovely soft grey foliage and dusky pink/white flowers.
  • It spreads very quickly and fills up gaps in you garden beautifully – attractive even when not flowering.
  • It does very well on banks and is very hardy.
  • Does well in full sun.
Arctotis stoechadifolia$0.08

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