Rock Garden Plants
Swertia  kilimandscharica Engl.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Swertia  kilimandscharica Engl. 
Territory East Tropical Africa
grassland
Altitude2300-3900m
Description leaves oblong to lanceolate, shiny, often reddish, flowers ca. 25mm across, in narrow, compact panicle
Size30-60cm
Colorbluish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý