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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  aestiva Markötter 
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland and rocks
Altitude1800-2800m
Description leaves 2-4mm, delicate, on short lateral branchlets, patent to erect, imbricate, flowers numerous, 3mm long, campanulate, tapered at mouth, viscid, style exserted
Size15-60cm
Colorpink, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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