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Massonia echinata

For sale by Ruth Hall

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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 | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Massonia echinata


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

Interest and use

Grown an a specimen plant and an ideal indoors pot plant.

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Massonia echinata | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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