Veronica is also known as Brid’s-eye and Speedwell. It is a popular hardy perennial that grows upright with intensely blue flowers. It is easy to grow Veronica from seeds.

Latin
Veronica spicata “Blue Bouquet”

Difficulty
Easy

Season & Zone
Exposure: Full sun
Zone: 3-10

Timing
Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before planting out, or direct sow outdoors in early spring or early autumn.

Starting
Sow on the surface of the soil, under bright lights if starting indoors. Transplant in early spring for flowers the first year.

Growing
Water and deadhead regularly, but feed only occasionally. Rich soil results in weak plants. Flowering may be limited in hot weather. Cut back to the ground in the autumn.

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