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Melasphaerula ramosa

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Features

  • BloomsMarch
  • Height0.15m to 0.4m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow shades

Description

Melasphaerula ramosa. A cormous perennial with spreading, branched stems bearing erect, grass-like leaves 5-25cm. Spikes of star-shaped whiteish flowers 2-3cm veined purple are produced in spring. From South Africa.

Characteristics

Perennial

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown mainly for botanical interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile

Cultivation

Plant in autumn and keep watered until after flowering, then dry off.

Propagation

Seed or offsets in autumn.

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