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Veronica austriaca Crater Lake Blue

Speedwell

$8.95 $4.47 (50% off) $4.25 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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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.

Details

Item Code: VECR
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18"
Spacing: Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • 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.