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Lotus (Trefoils)

Trefoils is a broad genus of annual, biannual or perennial species which can be found throughout the world. Most species have a weedy habit and are used as forage plants for livestock. Several perennial species from the Canary island and the Cape Verde archipelago have showy, quite large, bright colored flowers and are used as ornamental plants in gardens in warmer regions. For any rich, well drained, rocky soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep plants drier in winter in full sun and at a minimum of some 15°C.
Sow small seeds flat on any very well drained, rock-sandy soil. Slightly cover seeds with soil and place pots in a sunny spot. Keep seedlings only slightly moist from beneath and carefully transplant after the second pair of leaves.
20 seeds per package.
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Lotus jacobaeus (Black Cabo Verde Trefoil)

Lotus jacobaeus (Black Cabo Verde Trefoil)

100 (140)cm, Black Cabo Verde Trefoil is a perennial shrub from Cabo Verde islands offcoast Western Africa. It makes long thin, somewhat pendulous woody stems covered with narrow trifoliate greyish-green leaves and showy yellow, maroon to almost black flowers throughout summer. Easily grown in pots in any well drained substrate and full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 15°. After 8 years our own plants finally did set seeds for the very first time in 2016. Thus we have now cut back the price of this beauty. IV-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
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