VERONICA gentianoides

Commonly known as Speedwell

Dainty light blue spikes
Further Reading....
  • Blue
    Light blue
  • Height
    45cm (18in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Mat-forming perennial. Basal rosettes of broadly lance-shaped, thick, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long. Produces flowers in erect, terminal racemes 8-25cm (3-10in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

VERONICA gentianoides

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Leaf spot, powdery and downy mildew.
    Place of origin
    Ukraine, north and central Turkey, Caucasus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Loamy soil preferred
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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45cm (18in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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