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Veronica spicata 'Red Fox'
Veronica spicata 'Red Fox'

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Zone
Zones A2, A3, 1-9, 14-21, 31-43
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Veronica spicata

Silver Speedwell
Scrophulariaceae
Perennials

VERONICA

Handsome plants ranging from less than an inch tall to 2 ft. in height. Masses of small (1/4- to 1/2 in.-wide) flowers in white, rose, pink, or pale to deep blue make an effective display. Use in borders and rock gardens. Prostrate kinds are good between stepping-stones, as bulb covers. Veronica (a perennial) is often confused with Hebe (a shrub).

Veronica spicata

Rounded, 1/2 –2-ft.-wide clump sends up 2-ft.-tall stems clothed in pointed oval, glossy green leaves and topped in summer with spikes of bright blue flowers. Long bloom season if faded flowers are removed.

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