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Veronica spicata Sunny Border Blue

Speedwell

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2' (Plant 12 - 14" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
The showy dark violet-blue spikes of Veronica Sunny Border Blue are an attractive eye-catching favorite, and are very long blooming. A carefree tidy plant with crinkled, toothed glossy green, lance-shaped foliage, beautiful in or out of bloom. Perennial Plant of the Year Award winner in 1993.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot

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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: VESB