Martynia annua Cats Claw Seeds / Pods (3)

Martynia annua 
Cats Claw

NOTE: you will receive 3 pods with multiple seeds (2-4) inside

An old time plant curiosity that produces claw shaped pods from lovely clusters of tubular shaped flowers, blushing mauve against a white backdrop from summer to autumn. Plants grow to about 2 feet with broad round light green leaves. Deer proof!
Grows in all parts of the US.

NO shipments to Australia or surrounding regions

A mass planting of this flower will be unforgettable with butterflies and hummingbirds fluttering from flower to flower. The perfect addition to any sunny meadow or garden.

This very rare seed produces a versatile multi-purpose plant that is perfect for the plant collector. Although a tropical plant it is moderately drought tolerant but must be protected from frost. Seedlings will need a lot of light to grow well. Perfect for the household environment. Beautiful yellow blossoms occur attracting pollinators, like butterflies and hummingbirds, filling the plant with all kinds of activity. This plant is highly prized by collectors worldwide and seed is hard to get so don’t wait and buy yours today!

Fun Facts:
1. plant is monotypic and consists of a single species – Martyniaceae
2. Carl Linnaeus named the plant after Cambridge professor of botany John Martyn
3. There are two groups of this plant: one with smooth pods and one with thorny pods

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