Native Region: central and southern Africa
Zone Range: 9-10
Preferred Climate: Mediterranean
Harvest Date: Tuesday 14 July, 2009
Seed count: 15-20
This evergreen, clumping rhizomatous perennial has linear basal leaves and bears loose spikes of saucer-shaped blue flowers in summer. Height 3 feet; spread 18 inches.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed thinly at 13-16 degrees Celsius in spring. Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile, humusy soil in full sun. Plants resent root disturbance.