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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  natalensis Dulfer 
SynonymsErica thodei Gilg
Territory Southern AfricaKwaZulu-Natal
rocky slopes
Altitude1900-3300m
Description branchlets rigid, softly hirsute, leaves 4mm long, patent, imbricate, thick, cuneate, glabrous, shiny, flowers 4mm long, campanulate, sepals sometimes reddish
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Mountain flowers
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