Veronica spicata Red Fox


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Dazzling rosy tapering spikes of Veronica Red Fox arch upward to add vibrant color to the summer garden. A carefree tidy plant with medium green, toothed, lance-shaped foliage. Lasts well when cut, charming in bud vases.

Classic Veronica spikes in lovely hues. Any well drained soil in full to part sun will do. Long lasting and carefree.


Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 15"
Spacing: Plant 12-14"apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Red
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
  • 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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.