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Jordaaniella anemoniflora

   (Family: Mesembryanthemaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Helder kruipvygie, Matvygie  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Groundcover
Rarity Status:
Rare
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
 
Flowering time EDIT
            x x x      
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Cream
 
Pink
 
Orange
Flower type
 
  Polinator
  Small flying insects such as bees, butterflies and moths
  Flower info
  Large white to pink flowers
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf texture Smooth
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  Succulent linear glaucous leaves
 
 
 
  Seed info EDIT
  Many-chambered fruit with seeds that are dispersed by rain.
 
 
Description EDIT
A very rare small, delicate succulent groundcover with fat, grey leaves and large pink or white flowers.
Growing EDIT
Thrives in sandy places. They are extremely easy to cultivate and can be grown from cuttings or from seed. It is sufficient to just simply plant the cuttings, with autumn being the best time (after the first rains). No additional watering or nutrients are required.
Distribution EDIT
Used to occur in openings in Dune Thicket, on the light orange, coastal sandy flats between Macassar and Strand, near Cape Town.
History EDIT
Uses EDIT
Attractive flowers and easy to grow for groundcover in sandy gardens, particularly along the coast of the winter rainfall region of South Africa.
Ecology EDIT
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