Veronica longifolia Eveline

Speedwell

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: VEEV

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If you miss Lythrum, this is a nice alternative. Dense clumps of crisp dark green foliage bloom with spikes of rich rosy purple. Cut blooms to enjoy in your favorite vase indoors.

Any well-drained soil in your sunny border will yield countless flower spikes beginning in early summer. Remove faded spikes to encourage more buds. Long lasting and carefree.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12-18"
Spacing: Plant 15" 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: Rose
Accent: Purple
Patent: #14,888
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

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.