“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Veronica spicata

Spike Speedwell

Garden(s):

LoH2O, Oval, Old Post, Shakespeare

Type:

Perennial

Height:

40-75 cm (16-30 in)

Spread:

30 cm (12 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple, Blue, White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Loamy, Well-Drained

Notes:

Spiked speedwell has a long bloom time. 'Red Fox' is prone to powdery mildew. Deer resistant. Attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. It is advisable to remove faded blooms to encourage maximum blooming.