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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  argyrea L.Guthrie & Bolus 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude200-400m
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves patent, crowded, narrowly ovate or oblong, shortly silvery pilose, 3-5mm, flowers pedicellate, sepals lanceolate, corolla calyculate, 4-5mm
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite, pale rose
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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