Scientific Name : Veronica longifolia
Common Name : Long-Leaf Speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 4b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Rabbit Resistant, Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 19" (41 - 48cm)
Height : 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)
Width : 14 - 17" (36 - 43cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This Veronica offers a high flower count on a dense, upright habit for a rewarding addition to any garden.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun, although will tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.
: Skyward’s dense, compact habit and sturdy stems make it a premium product.
- Durability ensures plants grow and ship without breakage, for more salable plants.
- Naturally compact habit reduces the need for additional pinching or PGRs – keeping labor and chemical costs down.
- Powdery mildew resistant.
- This pollinator plant boasts a high flower count and continuous blooming – for a beautiful presentation in the garden.
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 60 to 70°F (16 to 21°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Long day facultative
Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Aphids, white fly
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