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Veronica  tetragona Hook.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  tetragona Hook.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsHebe tetragona (Hook.) Andersen
 Leonohebe tetragona (Hook.) Heads
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand North
grassland and thickets
Altitudesubalpine
Description leaves densely imbricate, triangular to subulate, 2-3.5mm long, at base connate, usually dark yellow-green, but sometimes only green, flowers of 8-12 in spikes
Size50-100cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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