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Hebenstretia  comosa Hochst.   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Hebenstretia  comosa Hochst. 
SynonymsHebenstretia comosa var. integrifolia Rolfe
Territory Southern Africa
steppes
Altitude0-2800m
Description stems simple, leaves narrow, 3-6cm, flowers densely crowded in 20cm long spike, corolla 12mm long, on lower lip orange variegate
Size10-60cm
Colorpink, white, yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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