Rock Garden Plants
Saussurea  linearifolia Ludlow  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Saussurea  linearifolia Ludlow  trib. Cardueae
Territory Indian SubcontinentNepal
grassland and rocks
Altitude3300-4600m
Description basal leaves numerous, linear, acute, irregularly sinuate and remotely dentate, 15-30cm long, glabrous, stem leaves sessile, smaller, capitula solitary, 2-3cm across
Size20-30cm
Colorblue-purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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