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Lion's Eye - Tricliceras lacerata

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AdrianFW
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Lion's Eye - Tricliceras lacerata

Unread post by AdrianFW » Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:05 pm

Hello,

As a keen gardener I became aware of the range and diversity of South African flora many years ago. I have many favourite plants that I grow here in the UK that remind me of events, people and places. As I sense the northern spring is very slowly coming I am starting to prepare for the coming season. (The first snowdrops are flowering - earlier than I can remember for many years).

One plant I would love to add to my collection of South African plants is Lion's Eye (Tricliceras lacerata).

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It reminds me so much of early summer in Kruger as I've often seen it blazing away at the road side.

Does anybody know a source for the seeds for this plant? I have searched all the specialist seed suppliers in the UK and drawn a blank. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Adrian

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Re: Lion's Eye - Tricliceras lacerata

Unread post by Yoda » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:31 pm

Have you tried Silverhill?


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