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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  aspalathoides Schltr. 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-1600m
Description leaves dense, curvate, linear-aristate, 2-4mm, at margins long white glandular hirsute, flowers few, sepals foliate, corolla calyculate, glabrous, 3mm long
Size5-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
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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