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Gentian Speedwell Veronica gentianoides
Gentian Speedwell Veronica gentianoides
Gentian Speedwell Veronica gentianoides
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Gentian Speedwell Veronica gentianoides

Well-deserving a place in any garden, this is a plant that will fit in with any scheme.
  • Graceful spires of pale blue flowers punctuate the flower border with their subtle pastel tones
  • Perfect in a border or gravel garden and is ideal for growing in a container
  • Undemanding and very easy to grow, this semi evergreen, hardy perennial is perfectly at home in a woodland setting
  • A very long flowering garden plant and a superb cut flower
  • Supplied as 3 x 9cm potted plants, will reach approx. 50cm x 50cm and flowers May - June

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With its broad rosette of glossy green leaves, the graceful spires of pale blue flowers punctuate the flower border with their subtle pastel tones.

Undemanding and very easy to grow, this semi evergreen, hardy perennial is perfectly at home in a woodland setting, preferring sun or partial shade and is perfect when paired with yellow or orange flowered plants.

A very long flowering garden plant and a superb cut flower, the gentian speedwell is perfect in a border or gravel garden and is ideal for growing in a container.

Supplied as 3 x 9cm potted plants, will reach approx. 50cm x 50cm and flowers May - June.

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Item 560645 supplied as:
Supplied as 3 x 9cm potted plants, will reach approx. 50cm x 50cm and flowers May - June

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

Top Tips

Remove spent flowers to encourage compact habit and good flowering in the following year

Care Information

Planting Advice for Veronica Gentian Speedwell:

  • Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Dig a planting hole and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.

 

Aftercare for Veronica gentianoides:

  • Water regularly during dry spells.

 

Pruning Advice for Veronica:

  • Remove spent flowers to encourage compact habit and good flowering in the following year

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
When Your Plant Will Fruit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
50 cm
50 cm
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