Veronica spicata

‘Alba’

WHITE SPIRES SPEEDWELL

$9.50

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Description

Veronica spicata ‘Alba’

WHITE SPIRES SPEEDWELL

 A clumping perennial plant with stately but elegant white spires. Veronica spicata ‘alba’ grows to 60cm and enjoys a position in full sun. However it will perform just as well in partial shade, but will not flower as well in deeper shade. The genus name honors Saint Veronica. It’s a plant that is well suited to a range of situations including rockeries, as well as mixed flowering garden beds. Also perfect as an edging plant or between taller shrubs or roses. 

A tough performer

This reliable beauty shrugs off frost, and will grow quite happily in dry and arid conditions. Resulting in a great water saving option. Easy to grow, requiring very low care and is fairly pest and disease-free. 

Growing: Veronica spicata ‘Alba’
WHITE SPIRES SPEEDWELL

– Height with flowers: 60cm approx.
– Width: 45cm approx.
– Position: Full Sun to Partial Shade
– Soil: It Prefers moist yet well drained soils. However it will tolerate a range of dry and arid conditions.

– Fragrance: – 
– Frost: Very Hardy.
– Growth: Herbaceous Perennial.
– Attracts: Butterflies and other beneficial pollinators. Veronica spicata became a protected species in the UK in 1975 under the Conservation of Wild Creatures and Wild Plants Act.

Easy, low maintenance

– Care: An easy care and low maintenance plant that will benefit from a prune when last frost has passed. In addition it will enjoy a fertilise in early spring but isn’t necessary.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Known to be left alone by these nibbling enemies. It is pretty pest free in general.
– Origin: Native to Europe to Turkey, central and eastern Asia

 

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