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Veronica longifolia Blue Giant


Tall Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.250


(='Blauriesin') One of the tallest selections of 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 bright violet-blue flowers in midsummer. May require staking to keep plants from flopping. Clumps are easily divided in spring or fall. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

Further details for
Veronica longifolia Blue Giant

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   90-100 cm
   35-39 inches
Spread
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Veronica longifolia Blue Giant


Tall Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.250


(='Blauriesin') One of the tallest selections of 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 bright violet-blue flowers in midsummer. May require staking to keep plants from flopping. Clumps are easily divided in spring or fall. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

Further details for
Veronica longifolia Blue Giant

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   90-100 cm
   35-39 inches
Spread
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.