Red Fox Spike Veronica

Veronica spicata 'Red Fox'

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07362
Strong, compact spikes of a stunning, deep rose color will punctuate any mixed perennial border with bold, attractive color. Flower spikes rise above the dense clumps of green foliage. A proven performer in any average, well-drained soil. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationveh-RON-ih-ka spi-KAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant this cheerful perennial in the rockery or tuck it into corners of the border where you will be sure to see it. It also works well at the corners of walkways.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Coneflower (Echinacea); Rose (Rosa)

Thrives in average, fast draining soils with consistent moisture; avoid overly wet winter conditions. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Clip spent flower stems for a neat appearance. Can be cut back to basal growth after flowering, and divided every 2 to 3 years, in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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