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Helichrysum  hyphocephalum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  hyphocephalum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaKwaZulu-Natal
rocks
Altitude1800-2500m
Description new shoots silvery sericeous, leaves to 2cm, lanceolate, subfalcate, silvery grey hirsute, capitula up to 10 in dense terminal head, outer phyllaries large, 6mm, spathulate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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