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Felicia drakensbergensis

Description

Asteraceae – Daisy family

Felicia drakensbergensis is a domed shaped and grey leaved shrub. It grows to a height of 0.1-0.3meters, same behaviour with any other high altitude shrub species. Blue flowers about 5mm in diameter, 8-13 ray florets. Full bloom December – February.  When in full flower, it completely covers the entire plant with flowers leaving the leaves and stems hidden from view.

DID YOU KNOW DAISY FAMILY IS THE BIGGEST PLANT FAMILY IN LESOTHO?

Felicia drakensbergensis with its distinctive blue flowers

Felicia drakensbergensis - Photo by Dr. Andreas Gröger

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