Royal Candles Veronica
Veronica spicata 'Glory'
|Description||Expect a profusion of vibrant, violet-blue flower spikes over an exceptionally long season from this charmer. Easy to grow, with an upright, tidy, and compact habit. A wonderful vertical element for containers, border fronts, and cutting gardens. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Late spring into fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Problems/Solutions||Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||This little spiky veronica is perfect for front of the border. Makes a fine informal edging along flagstone paths or sidewalks. Exceptional against white picket fences or combined with white flowers to provide plenty of contrast for the rich blue coloring. Can be spotted into woodland edges and into cottage gardens for old fashioned charm.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (Rosa); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Thrives in average, fast draining soils with consistent moisture; avoid overly wet winter conditions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish 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.|
|Lore||Veronica was so named by Linnaeus after Saint Veronica, a figure in the Christian Gospels.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.