Royal Candles Veronica

Veronica spicata 'Glory' PP #18,932

SKU
1739
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.
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Botanical Pronunciationveh-RON-ih-ka spi-KAH-tuh
LoreVeronica was so named by Linnaeus after Saint Veronica, a figure in the Christian Gospels.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Design IdeasThis 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureCompact and Colorful

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.

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