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Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue’


Hybrid Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.190


This is an extremely popular Speedwell, valued for its long display through the summer months. Plants form a bushy clump of crinkled, dark-green leaves, bearing spikes of deep violet-blue for weeks on end. Removing faded spikes will keep plants in flower for much longer. Excellent for cutting. Also performs well in mixed containers. Easily divided in fall or early spring. Powdery mildew is sometimes a problem, but growing plants in a moist site will help to prevent this disease. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Former Perennial Plant of the Year in 1993.

Further details for
Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
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
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 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 ‘Sunny Border Blue’


Hybrid Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.190


This is an extremely popular Speedwell, valued for its long display through the summer months. Plants form a bushy clump of crinkled, dark-green leaves, bearing spikes of deep violet-blue for weeks on end. Removing faded spikes will keep plants in flower for much longer. Excellent for cutting. Also performs well in mixed containers. Easily divided in fall or early spring. Powdery mildew is sometimes a problem, but growing plants in a moist site will help to prevent this disease. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. Former Perennial Plant of the Year in 1993.

Further details for
Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
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
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 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.