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Oncosiphon suffruticosum

Common name Calomba daisy
Family asteraceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers yellow
Size 20"
Light sun
From seed germinates readily at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Wildflower native to South Africa, where it is used as a traditional medicinal herb. It grows naturally in sandy soils, and is best planted in groups, by itself or mixed with other spring-flowering wildflowers. Not the most refined plant, but I'll see what it does in our garden.

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 '14/'15 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (high germination, less than 6d)

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