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Blisterleaf

Anemone versicatoria

Also known as

Knowltonia Vesicatoria (Old Name), Brandblaar, Katjiedrieblaar (Afr.)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.2m

50cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has no fragrance

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    Blisterleaf Overview

    Evergreen groundcover with leaves grouped in threes. Pretty dainty white flowers emerge on long flowering stems mainly during spring and are followed with glassy red to black berries. It is a great shade plant in the fynbos biome. The latin name 'vesicatoria' comes from vesicare (blister raising) which refer to the strong allergic skin reaction from the leaves and roots.

    Common problems with Blisterleaf

    Relative problem free.

      How to harvest Blisterleaf

      Pick flowers as needed.

      How to propagate Blisterleaf

      Seed

      Sow fresh seeds in Autumn. Keep moist.

      Special features of Blisterleaf

      Attractive flowers

      Attractive leaves