Red Fox Spike Veronica
Veronica spicata 'Red Fox'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||veh-RON-ih-ka spi-KAH-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Plant 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Shasta 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