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Week 22 – May 27, 2024

Plant Information

Veronica spicata Royal Candles

  • Veronica spicata Royal Candles - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Veronica spicata

Common Name: Speedwell

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This vigorous plant features bright, violet-blue flower spikes that tower over glossy foliage. A favorite with butterflies, it is ideal for rock gardens. Remove old blooms to encourage new growth.

Grower Information:

Long-blooming, dwarf variety produces very solid, conical spikes of bright violet-blue flowers from early Summer to early Autumn.