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Winter growing South African bulb. Rare and unusual. Not frost hardy, grow in a cool greenhouse or alpine house.
2 year old seed grown bulbs.
Massonia echinata. This is a bulbous plant which produces two large, veined rounded, flat leaves covered in tiny hairs giving a velvet texture, which lie in the surface of the soil. A central cream-white flower which almost resembles a sea-anenome, protrudes from the centre.
Needs good drainage
Grown an a specimen plant and an ideal indoors pot plant.