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Stachys  swainsonii ssp. scyronica (Boiss.) Pithos & Damb.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Stachys  swainsonii ssp. scyronica (Boiss.) Pithos & Damb. 
SynonymsStachys scyronica Boiss. (basionym)
 Stachys swainsonii var. scyronica (Boiss.) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description softly grey sericeous, leaves minute, rugose, oblong or elliptic, obtuse, denticulate, flowers sessile in whorls of producing short oblong spike
Size8-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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