Scientific Name : Veronica hybrida
Common Name : Spike Speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 4b - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 6 - 14" (15 - 36cm)
Height : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Compact series of first-year-flowering Veronica. Continues to cycle and bloom all season until first frost.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun, although will tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.
: Compact series of first-year-flowering Veronica.
- Excellent 1-gallon and 2.5-quart production with great uniformity and habit.
- Continues to cycle and bloom all season until first frost.
- Compact, tidy habit is great for any garden or mixed container.
- No vernalization is required.
Noted for superior performance by Colorado State University trial in 2015.
Protection Information : PP25,748
(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 20°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
Unrooted: 10-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 16-18 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
May to October
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