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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