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A picture of a Bicoloured-Leaved Vernonia

Bicoloured-Leaved Vernonia

Hilliardiella oligocephala

Also known as


Full Sun
Moderate care


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Hilliardiella oligocephala flowering branches
Hilliardiella oligocephala bush

Bicoloured-Leaved Vernonia Overview

Hilliardiella oligocephala is an attractive perennial with bicolored leaves and attractive bright purple flowers. It is the most common silver-leafed species indigenous to the southern African grasslands.  It was previously called Vernonia oligocephala. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape.

Other uses of Bicoloured-Leaved Vernonia

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