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Veronica austriaca

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Plantaginaceae
Scientific name  Veronica austriaca
Rank  Species
Order  Lamiales
Genus  Veronica
Higher classification  Speedwell
Veronica austriaca FileVeronica austriaca austriaca1jpg Wikimedia Commons
Similar  Speedwell, Veronica teucrium, Veronica prostrata, Veronica spicata, Veronica longifolia

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Veronica austriaca (syn. V. teucrium) (broadleaf speedwell, large speedwell, Austrian speedwell, or saw-leaved speedwell) is a species of flowering plant in the family Plantaginaceae, native to northern temperate Europe. Growing to 90 cm (35 in)tall by 60 cm (24 in) broad, it is a mound-forming herbaceous perennial, with deeply toothed leaves and erect spikes of bright blue flowers throughout summer.

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The specific epithet austriaca refers to Austria within its native range.

Several cultivars are available, of which the following have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit:-

  • 'Crater Lake blue'
  • 'Royal blue'

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    Veronica austriaca FileVeronica austriaca teucrium 2jpg Wikimedia Commons
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    References

    Veronica austriaca Wikipedia


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