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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  frigida Bolus 
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland
Altitude1800-2800m
Description leaves curvate, patent, elliptic or oblong, thick, sulcate, margins scabrous, 1-2mm, flowers terminal in umbels, sepals lanceolate, corolla urceolate, 2mm long
Size5-15cm
Colordark red, rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny 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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