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Veronica  spicata L.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  spicata L.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsPseudolysimachion spicatum (L.) Opiz
 Veronica borysthenica Ostapko
 Veronica porphyriana Pavlov
Territory
steppes
Description hirsute, leaves linear to lanceolate or oval, obtusely dentate, shortly petiolate, flowers 4-8mm across, in compact, terminal spike
Size15-50cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
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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