Rock Garden Plants
Gamocarpha  polycephala Phil.   
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FamilyCALYCERACEAE
Genus species var.Gamocarpha  polycephala Phil. 
Territory Southern South AmericaChile Central, (Biobío)
rocky slopes
Description stem leaves spathulate, entire, tapered to long petiole, floral heads numerous, involucral bracts similar to leaves, corolla infundibuliform
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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