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Helichrysum  bellum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  bellum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
grassland
Altitude2400-3650m
Description leaves sparsely hirsute, dark blue-green and distinctly veined, capitula scarious, ca. 3cm across, with yellow disc
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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