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Garden Speedwell

Scientific Name:

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Veronica longifolia

Common Name(s):
Garden Speedwell

Categories:
Herbaceous perennial

Comment:
Remove spent flowers to promote additional blooms. Flower spikes bloom from the bottom up and are very showy, good as cut flowers.

Height:
1-2 ft

Flowering Period:
May-July

Flower Color:
Pink-Purple

Usage:
Rock Gardens, border fronts, good edging plant

Hardiness:
USDA zone 4-8

Propagation:
Seeds

Exposure:
Full sun

Soil:
Loamy -well drained soil, acid alkaline or neutral

Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Origins:
Europe

Pollinator(s) attracted:
Bees

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