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Veronica  vernicosa Hook.f.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  vernicosa Hook.f.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsHebe vernicosa (Hook.f.) Cockayne & Allan
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland and thickets
Altitudecoastal-subalpine
Description leaves crowded, elliptic to obovate, 10-15mm long, dark shiny green, flowers in short racemes near apex of branchlets
Size20-40cm
Colorpale pink, white
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, 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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