Rock Garden Plants
Erica  carduifolia Salisb.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  carduifolia Salisb. 
SynonymsErica aprica Benth.
 Erica draconis L.Bolus
 Ericoides carduifolium (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and rocks
Description branchlets scabrously hirsute, leaves remote, spreading, linear-oblong, obtuse, adaxially convex, sulcate, flowers in umbels, corolla calyculate, 6-7mm long
Size15-40cm
Colorred
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
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý