Laxmannia squarrosa 'Wire Lily' Seeds

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Laxmannia squarrosa 'Wire Lily'- 30x Seeds

'Wire Lily' has pretty little white flowers, similar to tiny a Daisy. Laxmannia squarrosa grows to approximately 20cm x 20cm.

A very small tufted perennial herb to 0.2 metres high. Produces clusters of white daisy like flowers in spring.

They tolerate very dry conditions and can adapt to suit most climates. 

You can also use perennial herbs in a range of natural cleaning and beauty products, and for other uses around your home. One of the great things about perennial herbs is that you can grow them in a wide range of locations. For example, you can: Grow them in pots and containers indoors or on a balcony or patio.

Seed Starting Method

Laxmannia seeds are only a few millimeters in size. As a general rule Laxmannia seed should be sown to the depth of the seed. 

Although most Australian native/ endemic seed can be sown throughout the seasons across Australia it is advisable to sow in Spring or Summer in colder regions. The optimum temperate to ensure the best possible germination rate for sowing many Australian native/ endemic species is around 18-22°C.  

Smoke treatment recommended

Sowing Depth

See above.
The seed will lodge in the pores of your seed starting mix once misted with water.

Growing Season

Spring & Autumn
Place in a warm sunny position and keep moist to avoid drying out.

Germination Time 20-40 days at around 18-22°C.
Hardiness Hardy 
Plant Spacing  N/A
Plant Height 40cm high 
Planting Position Partial or full sun
Days Until Maturity  N/A
Growing tips

Seeds of many native/endemic species require specific conditions that mimic their natural habitat or specially formulated seed treatments, to break dormancy. 

Do not be to quick to discard pots that haven't yet shown signs of seed germination. Seeds will often lay dormant until conditions are optimal and will produce amazing results, long after they have been forgotten.

Pre-treatment of smoke is recommended for most native species.

Research shows that many members of this species are responsive to pre-treatment of smoke, which mimocs an Australian bushfire. Although germination will may occur without smoke treatment it has proved be beneficial in reducing the number of days to germination and increasing germination rates of this species.

Smoke treatments are simple and can be undertaken by applying to the surface after sowing.

Click this link to view our seed starting treatments specially designed for Australian Natives


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