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South African thistle Overview
Genus of around 80 species of summer-flowering perennials. The vast majority of species in this genus are located in tropical regions of South Africa. They are favoured for their interesting flowers, which can be white, yellow or purple. Some species are cultivated as ornamental plants and others are considered weeds.
How to propagate South African thistle
Propagation is by division in the spring.
Seeds in the autumn.