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Veronica  pinguifolia Hook.f.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  pinguifolia Hook.f.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsHebe pinguifolia (Hook.f.) Cockayne & Allan
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
dry rocks and scree
Altitudesubalpine
Description leaves crowded, subimbricate, broadly ovate, concave, 10-15mm long, thick, grey-green and glaucous, sometimes wit red margins, flowers in compact lateral spikes
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
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