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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Spiraea  cana Waldst. & Kit. 
SynonymsSpiraea media ssp. cana (Waldst. & Kit.) Novák
Territory Southeastern EuropeYugoslavia, (Bosnia-HerzegovinaCroatiaSerbia)
thickets
Description young shoots grey pubescent, leaves ovate or narrower, usually entire, 8-25mm long, pubescent, particular abaxially, flowers 6mm across in compact, corymbose raceme
Size50-100cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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