Veronica Heidekind – Buy alpines online

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Lovely cerise-pink flowers on upright stems in the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Veronica spicata Heidekind description

Impressive, rigid cerise-pink spikes in the summer.

Is a butterfly friendly plant.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, in containers, alpine bed, rock garden or by a patio and is easy in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry. It is susceptible to Powdery Mildew.

Common name: Heidekind Spiked Speedwell.

Veronica spicata Heidekind
Veronica spicata Heidekind

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a flower border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can get Powdery Mildew – remove infected leaves.
Trim after flowering to keep it compact and to create fresh leaves.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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