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Aster  bowiei Harv.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Aster  bowiei Harv.  trib. Astereae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
steppes
Altitude300-600m
Description glabrous, branchlets flexuous, densely leafy, leaves filiform-subulate, canaliculate, long, acute, entire, capitula solitary, involucral bracts 3-seriate, imbricate
Size10-25cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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