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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  praecox Klotzsch 
SynonymsEricoides praecox (Klotzsch) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude900-1200m
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves straight, patent, linear, subacute, 6-8mm, flowers in clusters, pedicels thin, 6-8mm, sepals lanceolate, corolla ovoid-urceolate, 1cm long
Size15-30cm
Colorred
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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