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Threatened species, rare in the wild
SKU Code: A 8
Characteristics: Small to medium shrub 1-3 m
Seed per packet: Approx. 20
Seed per gram: Approx. 44
As the common name suggests the leaves are rough and actually feel like sandpaper. Flowering occurs from late winter to early spring and produces a spectacular display of dense, curved, yellow flower spikes.
Endemic in small populations to the Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie and the Swan Coastal Plain regions of Western Australia.
Suited to the hottest part of the garden. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate temperatures down to -7°C. Tip pruning will make the plant bushier.
Conservation Code: Threatened Flora (Declared Rare Flora - Extant) Threatened and categorised as rare in the wild.
Image kindly supplied by Tatiana Gerus (Tatters) CC BY-SA 2.0
Pre-treatment: Hot Water
Place the seed in a container and pour in just boiled water and allow to soak overnight.
The swollen seed can then be sown, re-treat seeds that have not swollen.
Sow seed 3-5mm keep moist.Germination should occur in 10-21 days @ 18-22C.
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