Veronica spicata Giles Van Hees

Speedwell

$12.95 ea. (3+ discount) $12.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Dazzling sunset pink florets on 6 spikes add vibrant color to the garden in midsummer. Veronica is beautiful in or out of flower, the medium green lance-shaped foliage makes for a carefree tidy plant. Lasts well when cut, charming in bud vases.

Details

Item Code: VEVH
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 6"
Spacing: Plant 12 - 14" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
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
  • 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.