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Veronica x spicata Blue Bomb™

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$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Bursting open in bright amethyst-blue, hundreds of flowers form plush spikes tipped with lighter colored buds.

Any well-drained spot in your sunny border will yield countless flower spikes beginning in early summer. Veronica Blue Bomb with its branching plumes of tightly-bunched, Astilbe-like flower wands open from the base to the tips for long-blooming flower power. Dark green, bushy mounds of sturdy foliage supports the massive blooms.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14-16"
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Patent: #22,509
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

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.