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Myosotis  colensoi (Kirk) J.F.Macbr.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Myosotis  colensoi (Kirk) J.F.Macbr. 
SynonymsExarrhena colensoi Kirk (basionym)
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
dry rocks and scree
Altitude900-1900m
Description crowded flat leaf rosettes, leaves elongate, lorate, grey green, sericeous, 10-30mm long, flowers 8mm across, sessile, usually in small cymes
Size1-2cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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