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Vernique® Dark Blue Veronica

Veronica longifolia 'Vernique Dark Blue'

SKU
08897
Abundant, full spikes of violet-blue flowers that bloom continuously throughout summer on a compact variety perfect for a border, cutting garden, or container. Excellent mildew resistance makes this delightful perennial even easier to grow and appreciate. An herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationveh-RON-ih-ka lon-jee-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Grows easily in average, moist, loamy, fast-draining soils; avoid soggy, poorly drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage additional bloom. Feed monthly during growing season. Remove old, faded foliage before new foliage emerges in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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