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Conostomium natalense

Synonym(s) Oldenlandia natalensis
Common name wild pentas
Family rubiaceae
Life cycle shrub
Flowers light blue (spring)
Size 20"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed germinate at room temperature - exposure to light may be helpful
detailed seed-starting info below

Evergreen small shrub from southern Africa, where it grows in grassland ecosystems. Blue flowers followed by black berries.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '17/'18 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (good G, 8-16d)

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