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Phyllodoce  caerulea (L.) Bab.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Phyllodoce  caerulea (L.) Bab. 
SynonymsAndromeda caerulea L. (basionym)
 Phyllodoce taxifolia Salisb.
Territory
tundra
Altitude0-1800m
Description leaves alternate, linear, 5-10mm, obtuse, serrulate, glabrous, adaxially with distinct midrib, flowers in clusters, urceolate, 7-11mm, outside glandular hirsute
Size10-30cm
Colorbluish rose, red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer and fall; layering in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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