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Stachys  spinosa L.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Stachys  spinosa L. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceKriti
rocky slopes
Description crowded mass of campylotropous branchlets, trailing, apically softly spinose, grey-silvery, leaves in pairs, crowded at base, upwards smaller, flowers axillary
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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