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Veronica austriaca Crater Lake Blue

Speedwell

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18" (Plant 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Foliage disappears under dramatic vividly blue flowers of exceptional color in late spring. Upright stems hold the saucer-shaped flowers of this Veronica. It is a carefree tidy plant with toothed dark green, lance-shaped foliage that looks good all season. Veronica makes a spectacular sea of vivid blue when planted in mass.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Veronica General Information:

Veronica provide some of the clearest true blues available in perennials, along with rich purples, pinks, and whites. Neat tidy plants have glossy foliage and will fill in without overpowering. Long-lasting color.

Veronica Plant Care:

Prefers evenly moist soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. To keep tidy plants, shear back by 1/2 after flowering. If not cut back in summer, prune down to basal growth in late autumn.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: VECR