Vernique™ Veronica

Vernique™ Veronica

Veronica longifolia

Flower spikes appear in spring and last throughout summer over the rich green foliage. Easy to grow and perfect for the cut flower garden and containers.

Bloom/Feature

Abundant, full spikes of blue-purple flowers spring to summer

Plant Type

AnnualsPerennials

USDA Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Zone Detail

Hardy to -30°F to -20°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Clumping Habit, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Longer Blooming

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Use

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

12-18" H x 12-18" W

Pruning

None needed; shape as desired after fall bloom

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants