Rock Garden Plants
Leucogenes  grandiceps (Hook.f.) Beauverd  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Leucogenes  grandiceps (Hook.f.) Beauverd  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium grandiceps Hook.f. (basionym)
 Helichrysum grandiceps (Hook.f.) Hook.f.
Territory New ZealandAntipodean Is.New Zealand South
rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves imbricate, patent, 5-10mm long, apiculate, at base 3-5-nerved, obovate-cuneate, appresed white hirsute, bracts of involucre lanate, producing star
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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