Hardy Plants

Veronica spicata

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Color: blue, pink, purple and white flowers
Exposure: Full sun; tolerates light shade
Bloom Month: June to August
Height: 1–3 feet
Shape: upright, clump-forming
Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained
Moisture: Constant moisture due to shallow roots
Origin: Native Range: Northern Europe, Asia
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8
Propagation: From seed, cuttings or division
Notes: Common name Spiked speedwell; remove spent flower spikes to encourage additional bloom. Plants may be cut back to basal growth after flowering.

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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