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Veronica longifolia First Lady

Speedwell

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

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Plant Code: VEFI

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Branching stems with majestic white spikes display a ‘First Lady’ that stands ceremoniously amid compact clean deep-green foliage. Prolific, long-blooming flowers draw butterfly and hummingbird admirers.

The clean white flower spikes of Veronica First Lady bestow a tranquil feel – luxuriant and elegant. Classic Veronica spikes add a vertical accent to the perennial border. Long-lasting and carefree.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 16"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: PP23,271
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
  • Long-Blooming
  • 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.