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PlantFiles: Alpine Speedwell
Veronica wormskjoldii

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Veronica (veh-RON-ih-ka) (Info)
Species: wormskjoldii

Synonym:Veronica wormskjoldii

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

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Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
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Patent Information:
Non-patented

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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral altagardener On Nov 9, 2008, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

Formerly considered a subspecies of Veronica alpina.
From Flora of Alberta (Moss and Packer):
"Perennial; with slender rootstock; stems erect, somewhat decumbent at base, 0.5-3 dm high, villose, glandular; leaves ovate to oval or oblong, obtuse, sessile or subsessile, entire or somewhat crenate, glabrous or pubescent; raceme short and dense, glandular-pubescent, elongating in fruit; pedicels 2-4 mm long; corolla blue, 4-5 mm wide; capsule obtuse or emarginate, glandular hairy." Habitat: "Moist subalpine and alpine areas." Range: "Greenland, Europe: Alaska, Yukon, western MacKenzie District south to California, northeast Utah, Arizona, New Mexico; eastern Hudson's Bay to Labrador, Gaspe."

An extremely hardy little plant.



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