marsh plant with fleshy leaves, dark green. He creeping habit and is used at the edge of artificial lakes and ponds as opaque and ground cover to hide unsightly areas.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 20 cm|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||April - June|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Easy|
|Name of breeder:||Autoctona|
Veronica beccabunga is an aquatic plant, hairless and smooth up to 20 cm. Fleshy leaves are dark green, shortly petiolate. The inflorescences of 10-20 hermaphrodite flowers bluish violet color more or less intense. The fruit is a capsule hairless, globular, slightly short of the cup. He lives in damp places, ditches with flowing water, springs, shores, wet soils for infiltration or spring water, well sunny in the plan up to 2500 meters. It is cultivated in the pond edges as the plant ground cover and ground cover, very useful to hide the unsightly spots like pipes or the pond liners.
It is a very hardy plant and does not sensitive to frost. It is also used in the kitchen to prepare salads.
Available from March to November.