Royal Candles Veronica

Veronica spicata 'Glory' Plant Patent #18,932

Item 1739

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USDA Zone:
4-9
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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.

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Average Size at Maturity
Moderate growing; reaches 1 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Veronica spicata 'Glory' Plant Patent #18,932
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Herbaceous
Growth Habit: Compact
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Flowers for Cutting ,   Long Bloom Season ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Late Spring into Fall
Flower Color: Blue
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Mediterranean
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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.

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.

History

Veronica was so named by Linnaeus after Saint Veronica, a figure in the Christian Gospels.

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