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Gossypium (Cotton Shrubs)

Australian Desert Rose or Cotton Shrubs are semiperennial to perennial woody shrubs in the mallow family (Malvaceae) native from subtropical and tropical regions. Most species have showy, bright colored cream, yellow or rose flowers above heart shaped to oblong leaves. They are easily grown in pots in any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier and rather warm in winter at a minimum of some 15°C.
Sow seeds in any well drained substrate, cover slightly with soil and keep pots in full sun at some 20°C throughout the year and soil always slightly moist from beneath.
20 seeds per package, if not stated differently.

U.S. customers only: Gossypium seeds cannot be shipped to the U.S.
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Gossypium australe (Australian Desert Rose)

Gossypium australe (Australian Desert Rose)

50 (200)cm, Australian Desert Rose is a woody perennial with silvery oval gray leaves and showy rose flowers with a purplish throat. Native of dryish or sandy soils in shrub lands and forests in northern Western Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6080 € 7,99
Gossypium sturtianum (Sturt's Desert Rose)

Gossypium sturtianum (Sturt's Desert Rose)

150 (200)cm, Sturt's Desert Rose is an utmost beautiful, long lived, small woody shrub with eye-catching bright rose, pale pink to dark purple or rarely rosy-maroon flowers with a dark purplish-red throat above showy oval, slightly leathery, bluish-green leaves. This rare species is native of dryish soils in shrub lands and forests in central and northern Australia. It will grow well and flower freely as a pot plant. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 15°C. Our seeds are from a very colorful, rich pink flowering form. The photo depicts one of our mother plants. VII-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

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

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package7108 € 4,99
Gossypium tomentosum (Hawaiian Cotton)

Gossypium tomentosum (Hawaiian Cotton)

100 (150)cm, Hawaiian Cotton or locally called Maʻo is an endemic Gossypium species from Hawaii and virtually unknown in cultivation. It is a woody perennial with silvery gray leaves and showy pale yellow flower cups. For any rich, very well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. Reduce watering in winter to a minimum and keep plants at a minimum of some 20°C. VI-IX.
5 large seeds per package.

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

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package0171 € 9,90