Rock Garden Plants
Triptilion  spinosum Ruiz. & Pav.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Triptilion  spinosum Ruiz. & Pav.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsNassauvia spinosa (Ruiz. & Pav.) D.Don
 Triptilion millefolium Phil.
 Triptilion pectinatum Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaChile CentralChile NorthChile South
rocky slopes
Description basal leaves pinnatisect, segments 2-3-fid, narrowly linear, stem leaves linear, sessile, pectinate-pinnatisect, capitula numerous in corymb
Size10-20cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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