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Helichrysum  vernum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  vernum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-Natal
grassland
Altitude1700-2900m
Description leaves in rosettes, thick, coriaceous, loosely arachnose, glabrescent, margins lanate, capitula solitary, large, 5-6cm across, phyllaries acute
Size10-30cm
Colorrich pink, red
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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