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Helichrysum  petraeum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  petraeum Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSwaziland
rocks
Altitude1300-1900m
Description stems procumbent, lanate, leafy, basal leaves in rosette, linear, acute, mucronate, amplexicaule, grey lanate, stem leaves lanceolate, acute, glabrescent, capitula solitary
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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