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VERONICA spicata 'Glory'

Commonly known as Spiked speedwell

('Royal Candles'). Deep blue flower spikes throughout the summer on compact, hardy plants
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped to linear, toothed, greyish-green, hairy leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • Blue - deep blue
  • Height - 30-60cm (12-24in)
  • 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 with rooting stems. Produces star-shaped flowers in dense, pyramidal, tapering racemes to 30cm (12in) long
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - downy mildew, powdery mildew, leaf spot
  • Place of origin - Europe to Turkey, central and eastern Asia
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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30-60cm (12-24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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