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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  blandfordii Andrews 
SynonymsErica blanfordiana W.T.Aiton
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude500-700m
Description leaves patent, narrowly linear, acute, carinate, glabrous, 4mm long, flowers solitary, pedicellate, sepals shortly acuminate, corolla broadly urceolate, 7-9mm long
Size20-90cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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