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Veronica spicata (Herbaceous Veronica)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Light blue Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Veronica spicata - Cultivation Notes

This tough low growing herbaceous perennial can be planted in sandy fertile well drained soil in full sun ideally at the front of the border where it can be appreciated. Cut back in autumn and divide tired clumps to propagate. Mulch occasionally.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Veronica spicata:

  • Suitable for container growing

Weaknesses of Veronica spicata

  • Invasive top growth
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Veronica spicata:

  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
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Common Missspellings: Varonica, Veronika, Veronicka

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