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Helichrysum  scitulum Hilliard & B.L.Burtt   
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  scitulum Hilliard & B.L.Burtt 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocks
Altitude1800-2000m
Description leaves 3-7mm, imbricate, patent, linear, acute, adaxially green, abaxially grey-white tomentose, capitula 1cm, solitary, terminal, phyllaries lanceolate, acute
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
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 late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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