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Seeds from our rarest plants

On this page you find seed packages from the rarest plants we offer. Please refer to the regular category concerning quantity of seeds per package and detailed sowing and cultivation recommendations for each plant species
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Coreopsis gigantea (Giant Coreopsis)

Coreopsis gigantea (Giant Coreopsis)

100 (150)cm, Giant Coreopsis (syn. Leptosyne gigantea) is a unique species with a massive, greyish brown trunk crowned by narrow, feather-like leaves and showy yellow flowers on arching stalks. It is native of few sites in coastal areas of California (USA). For any rich, very well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. This stunny species is not winterhardy in Central Europe. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. Seeds are from a certified wild collection in Santa Barbara County, California, USA at some 50m. USDA Climate Zone 9. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6751 € 12,90
Dracaena draco ssp. ajgal (Moroccan Dragon Tree)

Dracaena draco ssp. ajgal (Moroccan Dragon Tree)

2 (5)m, Moroccan Dragon Tree is a threatened and only in 1997 new described subspecies endemic to the Assif Amaghouz mountain range in the western Anti-Atlas in southwestern Morocco. In cultivation it is known from few specimens only, out of which less than a handful specimens have reached maturity so far. It mainly differs from the type species from the Canary islands by the arrangement of the inflorescences. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny position throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 12°C.
3 seeds per package.

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seed package1290 € 19,90
Dracaena draco ssp. caboverdeana (Cape Verde Dragon Tree)

Dracaena draco ssp. caboverdeana (Cape Verde Dragon Tree)

2 (5)m, Cape Verde Dragon Tree is an only in 2012 new described subspecies endemic to the Cabo Verde archipelago, offcoast central Western Africa. In cultivation it is still virtually unknown. It differs from the type species from the Canary islands by very showy bluish-green leaves and a more compact habit with a much shorter trunk. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny position throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 12°C.
3 seeds per package.

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seed package0283 € 12,90
Dracaena ombet ssp. schizantha (Somalia Dragon Tree)

Dracaena ombet ssp. schizantha (Somalia Dragon Tree)

2 (7)m, Somalia Dragon Tree (syn. Dracaena schizantha) is a very rare subspecies from dry mountain regions along coastal areas of the Indian Ocean in northern Somalia. It has long and narrow, greyish-green, rigid leaves. For any rich, very well drained substrat in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 12°C.
3 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package0284 € 14,90
Erythrina sandwicensis (Wiliwili Coral Tree)

Erythrina sandwicensis (Wiliwili Coral Tree)

400 (700)cm, Wiliwili Coral Tree is a medium tall, deciduous to semi-evergreen tree from Hawaii, where it has become rare. It bears most ornamental terminal clusters of bright orange flowers and broad trifoliate leaves. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VII-IX.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9042 € 17,90
Hibiscus scottii (Scott's Hibiscus)

Hibiscus scottii (Scott's Hibiscus)

80 (120)cm, Scott's Hibiscus is an utmost desirable, extremely rare and endangered, evergreen small woody shrub from Socotra island, offshore Yemen, where it occurs in open spots in dry forests. It has small glossy dark green leaves and surprisingly large, rich yellow flowers with a small dark red center. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year and reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 20°C. Seeds are worldwide exclusively available from Rareplants.eu V-IX.
5 seeds per package.

U.S. customers only: seeds cannot be shipped to the U.S.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package0340 € 24,90
Nesocodon mauritianus (Blue Mauritius Bellflower)

Nesocodon mauritianus (Blue Mauritius Bellflower)

30 (50)cm, Blue Mauritius Bellflower is a highly threatened and extremely rarely cultivated perennial, with semi-woody stems, narrow lanceolate, dark green, serrated and glossy leaves and quite large, beautiful bright plum blue bellflowers with orange-red nectar drops inside. For any humus rich, well drained soil and a winter minimum of some 15°C in a sunny (winter) to partially shaded (summer) position. If we had to rate its overall rarity in nature as well as in cultivation, the Blue Mauritius Bellflower would range among the top 10 in our catalogue! V-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

Our price of € 0.43 per seed is the lowest you will find anywhere on the web. Other companies and private persons offer this species at between € 1.25 to more than € 8.50 per seed!

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seed package3226 € 12,90
Puya raimondii (Queen of the Andes)

Puya raimondii (Queen of the Andes)

300 (450)cm ø, Queen of the Andes is native of Peru and adjacent areas and makes the tallest inflorescence of all plants, eventually reaching up to 8m in height. It is an extremely rarely seen plant in cultivation and makes a huge, short stemmed and unbranched leaf rosette before the impressive inflorescence is produced with several thousand pale yellow flowers after some 40 to 80 years (!) in habitat. However, cultivated plants will reach flowering size much earlier after some 20 to 35 years "only" under appropiate growing conditions. The entire plant will gradually die down after setting seed, and propagation is by seeds only. Keep slow growing plants slightly drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C and in full sun throughout the year. Seeds are rarely available and only few packages are in stock. Tested viability of our seed stock is above 80% under optimal sowing conditions.
10 seeds per package.

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seed package8628 € 9,99
Tapeinochilos palustris (Black Wax Ginger) Exclusive

Tapeinochilos palustris (Black Wax Ginger) Exclusive

200 (300)cm, Black Wax Ginger is a rarely cultivated, evergreen tropical species. It makes tall stalks with a dense terminal head of dark greyish-maroon to almost black bracts. For any humus rich, well drained substrate at a minimum of some 20°C and in winter with slightly reduced watering. Sowings require sufficient heat to germinate. The optimal temperature range is between 25°C and 30°C. Lower temperatures will significantly slow down the germination process or may even inhibit it. V-VIII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9466 € 7,90