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  • Agave Lechuguilla - Lechuguilla Agave

    Pack of 25 seedsThis is one of the smaller Agaves and it originates from a very localized area in Mexico. It grows only on Limestone soils in the Chihuahuan and Sonoran Deserts and nowhere else.This plant is slow growing and will eventually be around 60 cm across the rosette. The leaves are thick and leathery and armed with quite sharp spines, in particular the terminal spine. One of the local names for the plants translates as 'shin dagger', recalling the fact that the unwary will find that

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  • Aloe comosa - Clanwilliam Aloe - Fresh Seeds

    Aloe comosa - Clanwilliam AloeTHIS LISTING IS FOR A PACK OF 5 FRESH SEEDS OF THIS UNCOMMON ALOE.This is a tree aloe up to 2 metres tall coming from the area nearClanwilliam (Western Cape). It is fairly unique having no closerelatives within the genus. The leaves are up to 65 cm long and arestrikingly coloured on the uppermost side. The flower stems are up to2.5 metres tall and are mostly unbranched (although sometime a singlebranch may occur).The flowers when they open are pastel peach shading

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  • Gladiolus crassifolius - Thick Leaved Gladiolus

    Pack of 5 seeds of this fairly hardy bulbous plant.This species is fairly widespread across much of eastern and southern Africa, although it only occurs in grassland at altitudes over 4000 feet. Indeed it is found in many high altitude locations, making it hardy species for use in the temperate garden. The only issue is likely to be waterlogging of the soil, which does not occur in its habitat. Adding extra grit to the planting location can overcome this, as is the case with any alpine spec

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  • Gladiolus cardinalis

    Gladiolus cardinalis - Sword LilyOne pack of 5 fresh seedsCorms of this species, sell for in excess of$3.50 each - when it can be found for sale that is. A native of South Africa, itgrows naturally in very damp conditions (being found in or near waterfalls). Itis one of the fives species that forms the 'gene pool' for all of thespectacular modern hybrids. Growing to only 70 cm tall, it carries severalbright red flowers with a central cream 'splash'. Easy from seed, it can be sown at

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  • African Acacia Seeds (Species 1 - 9)

    This listing is for packets of 5 seeds, either chosen at random or yourown choice from the list given. I can also provide a mixed pack(but not 5 packs of 1 seed!). Choose from up to 35 types of African Acaciaspecies (Thorn Trees), by using the related listings where you will begiven the option to select one of up to nine named species per listingor just to leave the default setting of random.Howmany times have you wished you could grow a bonsai in your house, onlyto be told or re

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  • Agave utahensis

    Agave utahensisOne pack of 25 fresh seedsThis is a supposedly uncommon Agave from the higher areas of Utah and Northern Nevada. I say supposedly as I have seen all 3 of the more usual varieties growing in quite large numbers locally in their respective habitats. An unusual plant, due to the odd almost sculpted nature of the leaves.A very slow growing species, the rosette will barely attain 45 cm across even when fully grown. The leaves has a sharp, elongated terminal spine and curiously

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  • Agave mixed species

    One pack of 25 fresh seedsThe agave is a group of desert plants that form a rosette of leaves ranging from a few centimetres across to 3 metres or more. They can be singular or clump forming, but all rosettes are monocarpic (flowering once only). This mixture is drawn from over 90 species, sub-species and varieties and covers the full range of growth patterns.As a group the Agaves are known as Century Plants, due to the mistaken belief that they take 100 years before they flower

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  • Lessertia montana - Mountain Cancer Bush

    Pack of 5 seeds.The genus Lessertia is generating a large amount of interest in the world of medicine due to its potential for use in treating some forms of cancer and it's possible use for boosting the immune system with a clear use in the treatment for HIV/AIDS.This species quickly grows into a 1 m shrub, bearing pea-like red/scarlet flowers followed by seed pods. The leaves are an unusual greyish green, borne on drooping branches.As a mountain plant, this is very hardy, being suitable f

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  • Gloriosa superba - The Flame Lily

    Pack of 5 seeds.This plant is one of the strangest members of the Lily family due to the fact that it is a climber. It has 'tendrils' at the end of it's leaves and when these encounter another branch or a surface that it can latch onto the tendrils attach themselves to this and so the Gloriosa climbs.Not hardy, this plant is suitable for pot culture where it may grown up against a trellis in order to see it at its best. The stems, however, are annual and the plant dies back to a tuber in t

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  • Lachenalia contaminata - Dainty White Wild Hyacinth

    Pack of 5 seeds.This is a member of the hyacinth family that comes from the winter rainfall areas of South Africa., especially the Cape. It grows in wet places and is quite common. It reaches a height of up to 25 cm tall.A member of the Hyacinth family, it flowers in the winter (February/March in the northern hemisphere) after a long dormant spell in the summer (a reaction to the hot and dry conditions experienced in its habitat. The flowers are bell shaped, generally white with brownish-r

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