Graderia subintegra

Botanical name

Graderia subintegra

Other names

Wild penstemon

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Dimensions

A perennial herb; erect or trailing shoots

Description of stem

Square in cross-section

Description of leaves

Simple, alternate, ovate, margins entire or deeply toothed or lobed, tomentose

Description of flowers

Funnel-shaped, usually pink, white or may be purple, irregularly lobed, nearly white on the lower inner surface; outer surface of the corolla and the filaments hairy; flower in spring or summer

Desciption of seed/fruit

 

Description of roots

Woody rootstock

Variation

Flower colour variation

Propagation and cultivation

 

Tolerances

 

Uses

 

Ecological rarity

Common

Pests and diseases

 

Other

 

Location

Grassland, especially in rocky patches

Distribution (SA provinces)

Gauteng; Limpopo; Mpumalanga; North West; Free State

Country

South Africa; Swaziland

 

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