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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, pour in just boiled water, and allow to soak overnight.
The swollen seed can then be sown, and seeds that have not swollen can be re-treated.
Sow seed 3-5mm and keep moist. Germination should occur in 10-21 days @ 18-22C.
If you are uncertain about the requirements for importing seeds into your country, do not hesitate to contact our Export Manager at Australian Seed.
Being a registered Export Establishment, we have an officer who can help you obtain Phytosanitary certificates if needed.
It is important to note that the buyer is responsible for clearing the goods through customs and paying all associated charges, including import fees and taxes. Please note that we cannot accept returns due to Australian quarantine restrictions.
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