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Veronica spicata Red Fox

Scientific Name : Veronica spicata
Common Name : Spike speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a week
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 12" (30cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Beautiful, rosy red flowers attract hummingbirds to the garden.
A lovely addition to summer bouquets, perennial gardens or along a walkway.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full sun.
Grower Information : Produces rose-red spikes in Summer.
Daylength : Verononica Red Fox will flower equally well under long or short daylengths after cold treatment.
Propagation Information : Reduce and then eliminate mist as soon as possible.
Cool Treatment
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment beneficial, but not required for flowering. Plants should be bulked under natural short days for a 4-8 week period. Mature, bulked up plants will respond more favorably to cold treatment.
Temperature: 35-41°F
Duration: 6-15 weeks
Benefits: More uniform flowering; increased number of flowers; earlier flowering.
Plant Growth Regulators : Bonzi (Spray) 15-20 ppm, B-Nine (Spray) 2,000-3,000 ppm or a B-Nine 2,500 ppm and Cycocel 1,000 ppm tank mix (Spray) are effective.
'Red Fox'
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