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Patersonia sericea

Silky Purple-flag

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment




May be difficult to grow from seed, but success may vary depending on seed lot and location.
Smoke treatment may increase germination rate. Natural weathering for one year may also help.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring or Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings