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Chaenostoma subspicatum

   (Family: Schrophulariaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.1 - 0.3m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred altitude: 0 - 200m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
x x                 x x
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower type
  Flower info
  Flowers numerous in terminal, spicate raceme, calyx glabrous, lobes lanceolate-linear.
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
  Leaf info EDIT
  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.
Ecology EDIT
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