at Digging Dog
According to legend, Saint Veronica used her handkerchief to soothe Christ’s brow, and forever after, it bore markings that are supposedly replicated in these long blooming Speedwell flowers. Flourishing in sunny, well drained sites, our Veronica selections are undemanding, and deliver dazzling color to the summer border.
With vibrant blue-violet flower spires, a well-groomed
low growing appearance and exceptional cold hardiness,
this hard-to-find reliable Siberian beauty captivates
gardeners and butterflies alike. A slowly creeping
dense mat of compact, somewhat round-tipped and
widely toothed forest green leaves supports electrifying
blooms all summer long and makes a resilient nofuss
contender for a well-drained rockery, pathway or
Size: 8"–12" high x 12" wide; hardy to zone 3.
Veronica porphyriana (P-1823)
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Digging Dog Nursery
a retail and mail order plant nursery specializing in unusual and hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines.
31101 Middle Ridge Rd.
Albion, CA 95410
Tues 10 am – 4 pm
Wed. 10:30 am – 4 pm
Thu. 12 pm – 4 pm
Fri. & Sat. 10:30 am – 4 pm
“Thank you for your continued great service and excellent plants.... all the plants arrived in perfect condition. Healthy, and ready to bloom...the primrose produced a beautiful flower, just two weeks after arrival! We have always been impressed with the careful packaging, size and hardiness of your plant stock. We ordered Alstroemeria many years ago that have flowered every year, and are more beautiful with time. Thanks again!”
~Michele in Maryland
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