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Helichrysum  milfordiae Killick  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  milfordiae Killick  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-Natal
rocks
Altitude2400-3500m
Description small, crowded rosettes, leaves silvery, elliptic, ciliate, capitula solitary, 25mm across, in bud crimson-red
Size5-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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