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Speedwell

Veronica longifolia 'Very Van Gogh' PP27,428

Bushy, upright clump of bright green leaves, bearing long branching spikes of rosy-purple flowers throughout most of the summer. Foliage may take on some red tones in fall.

A more compact selection of the Tall Speedwell, making a great display in the summer garden, and exceptional for cutting. Plants form a bushy, upright clump of bright green leaves, bearing long branching spikes of rosy-purple flowers throughout most of the summer months. Foliage may take on some red tones in fall. Good garden performer. Attractive to butterflies. Always a good idea to leave space between plants to provide for proper air circulation. An introduction from Walters Gardens, Inc., Michigan. USPP#27428: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms mid summer to fall

Mature Height:

18-20 In

Hardiness Zone:

4-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 65-72° F in high light levels. Water thoroughly then allow plants to dry slightly in between. Once actively growing feed at 75-100 ppm N with each watering. Plants will generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions. Deadhead for continuous bloom.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in rich, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.