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Veronica spicata (spiked speedwell)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 505675



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Veronica
Species: Veronica spicata
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Ornamental
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • December
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Cottage Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Red
  • Pink
  • Blue
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
  • Hummingbirds
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Division
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Netty (13526)
jbrowning84 (97)
Kay (765)


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Kay (765) wrote on Feb 08 2010
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These pretty flowers are nice for cutting, and deadheading prolongs blooming.

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