Goodness Grows Veronica
Veronica x 'Goodness Grows'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Speedwell as it was known in colonial times was used as a remedy for a variety of household ailments, but it has been proven to have negligible medicinal value.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growth to 12 in. tall and as wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer into fall|
|Design Ideas||Rich blue spike flowers belong in the American country style and the English cottage garden. Veronica is superior color for the perennial border and to flesh out foundation planting. Does exceptionally well at the edges of shade gardens under old canopy trees. Excels in mixed borders.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Group with other high profile perennials such as Amber Waves Coral Bells, (Heuchera x 'Amber Waves'), Helen Johnson Mullein, (Verbascum x 'Helen Johnson'), Winter Glow Bergenia, (Bergenia cordifolia 'Winterglut') and Guardian White Delphinium, (Delphinium elatum 'Guardian White'). Try it with Ruby Star Coneflower, (Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'), Gateway Joe Pye Weed, (Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway') and the Sunshine Selections Lenten Rose, (Helleborus x hybridus 'Sunshine Selections').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7