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Long-leaved Speedwell (Veronica longifolia)

$10.00
Item #:
692966
Availability:
Shipping early April to early June
Item #:
692966
Availability:
Shipping early April to early June

Description

Summer flowering herbaceous perennial
Description:  Showy terminal spikes of lavender-blue, funnel-shaped flowers; dark green, slender, lance-shaped leaves
Habit:  Grows 3-4' high, in flower, and 2-3' wide; clump forming, upright habit
Culture:  Prefers full sun to part shade and moist to wet soil conditions
Hardiness:  Cold hardy to USDA Zone 4
Origin:  Europe, Asia
Attributes:  Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Rabbit and deer resistant. Cut flower

This showy garden perennial, native to central and northeastern Europe to southwest Asia, Korea, and China, has been cultivated in gardens since the 1730's.  Veronica is a large, diverse Eurasian genus with over 250 species.  Long-leaf Speedwell is a good cut-flower and useful in the perennial border or meadow plantings.  The flowers are attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.

 

Arrives in a 3.5" pot.

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