Caring for Perennials: Veronica (Speedwell)

A Guide to Caring for Perennials: Veronica

PLANTING: Set 15 to 18 inches apart. Choose a location in full sun or light shade, where the soil is moderately fertile and - this is essential - well-drained.

MAINTENANCE: Removing spent flower heads will prolong blooming period. An application of a balanced fertilizer in the spring, as growth commences, is a good idea. Plants may need dividing every 3 or 4 years, for renewal; do this in the spring or fall. Zones 4-9.

Where to plant:Light Requirements: Full Sun

Moisture Requirements: Dry, Moist, Well-drained

Soil Tolerance: Clay, Normal, Loamy, Poor, Sandy

Spacing: Habit: Groundcover to Upright; Height 3-26 in, Width 22-30 in (varies based on species)

Uses: Beds, Cut Flowers, Ornamental, Outdoor (varies based on species)

Bloom Start to End: Mid Spring - Mid Summer (varies based on species)

General Planting Instructions

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