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Felicia  hirta (Thunb.) Grau  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Felicia  hirta (Thunb.) Grau  trib. Astereae
SynonymsAster hirtus Thunb. (basionym)
 Aster hyssopifolius var. hirtus (Thunb.) Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
grassland
Altitude60-1400m
Description branchlets densely white hirsute, leaves alternate, lanceolate to oblanceolate, 8mm, thick, grey-green, capitula solitary, pedunculate, involucre 3-seriate
Size15-35cm
Colorblue-violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
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