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Veronica  austriaca L.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  austriaca L.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsVeronica latifolia L.
 Veronica maxima Mill.
 Veronica orbiculata A.Kern.
Territory
grassland and thickets
Altitude300-1800m
Description leaves broadly oval to narrowly lanceolate, pinnatilobate, dentate, shortly petiolate, flowers 10-13mm across, in paired spicate racemes, calyx hirsute
Size10-50cm
Colorbrilliant blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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