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Phyteuma  cordatum Balb.   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Phyteuma  cordatum Balb. 
SynonymsPhyteuma balbisii A.DC.
 Phyteuma balbisii var. petraeum A.DC.
 Phyteuma michelii ssp. alpini Arcang.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
rocks
Altitude700-2000m
Description leaves orbiculate or reniform, dentate, long petiolate, upper leaves cordate, shortly petiolate, supporting bracts small, flowers in spherical or oblong head
Size10-20cm
Colorbluish white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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