Vernique® Dark Blue Veronica
Veronica longifolia 'Vernique Dark Blue'
Pronunciation: veh-RON-ih-ka lon-jee-FOH-lee-uh
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||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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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.