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Veronica longifolia Very Van Gogh

Scientific Name : Veronica longifolia
Common Name : Speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Columnar
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Height : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Width : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : A colorful perennial for the middle of the flower border.
Masses of rosy purple flower spikes top the bright green, upright clumping leaves beginning in mid-Summer.
Secondary flowers extend the bloom time.
Attracts butterflies and honeybees.
Idea & Tips : Tolerant of most well-drained soil types and partial shade, though plants will bloom heavier in full sun.
Removing spent flowers may promote re-bloom.
Grower Information : A posh perennial with a unique color palette. Paintbrush-like, rosy-purple flowers appear on well-branched scapes. Many secondary spikes extend the bloom time. Bright green, upright clumping foliage.
'Very Van Gogh'
Protection InformationPP27,428
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Walters Gardens
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