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Chaenostoma subspicatum

   (Family: Schrophulariaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.1 - 0.3m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred altitude: 0 - 200m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Purple
Flower type
 
  Flower info
  Flowers numerous in terminal, spicate raceme, calyx glabrous, lobes lanceolate-linear.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Leaves elliptic or oblong, obtuse, narrowly decurrent, distinctly dentate
 
 
Sow seeds in Spring
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
Attractive mauve flowering perennial.
Growing EDIT
Propogate by seed in spring or cuttings in late summer.
Cultivate in a sunny, dry position, protected against winter wet.
Distribution EDIT
SOUTH AFRICA, Cape rocky slopes
History EDIT
Also known as Sutera subspicata.
Uses EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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