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Epilobium  porphyrium G.Simpson   
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FamilyONAGRACEAE
Genus species var.Epilobium  porphyrium G.Simpson 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocks
Altitudealpine
Description leaves crowded, ovate to obovate, 10-15mm long, purple-green to purple, flowers 5mm across in small terminal clusters
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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