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Helianthemum  hymettium Boiss. & Heldr.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  hymettium Boiss. & Heldr. 
SynonymsRhodax hymettius (Boiss. & Heldr.) Holub
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceKriti
rocks
Description appresed grey hirsute, basal leaves large, oblong or oblong-lanceolate, acute, stem leaves smaller ovate or oblong, flowers in raceme, calyx white lanate
Size7-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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