Veronica Spicata Rotfuchs

 

Deciduous, herbaceous perennial that forms a spiky clump. It has lance shaped, glossy, deep green leaves and upright, rose-pink flower spikes that bloom throughout summer. Height of 0.35m and a Spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

 

Plant in loamy, moderately fertile soil, that is moist but well-drained. Prefers full sun or part shade.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.