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Helianthemum  croceum (Desf.) Pers.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  croceum (Desf.) Pers. 
SynonymsCistus croceus Desf. (basionym)
 Helianthemum bicolor C.Presl
 Helianthemum glaucum Pers.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceItalyMoroccoPortugalSardegnaSiciliaSpainTunisia
grassland and thickets
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves to 2cm long, linear to orbiculate, thick, usually grey tomentose, margins sometimes revolute, flowers to 2cm across; very variable
Size10-15cm
Colorbright yellow, orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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