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Nemesia  coerulea Hiern   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Nemesia  coerulea Hiern 
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland and rocks
Altitude1200-3200m
Description stems simple, basally leafy, leaves opposite, dentate, sessile, flowers 8-10mm long, hirsute, with white eye, in terminal cyme, spur 2-3mm long
Size10-60cm
Colorblue, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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