Speedwell, Veronica 'Pink Damask'

Veronica longifolia

Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Veronica (veh-RON-ih-ka) (Info)
Species: longifolia (lon-jee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Damask

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California

Hebron, Kentucky

South Rockwood, Michigan

Bucyrus, Ohio

Springfield, Ohio

Lexington, Virginia

Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Apr 7, 2016, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

In their 2010 veronica performance evalutions, the Chicago Botanic Garden gave this cultivar 4 stars out of 5. [HYPERLINK@www.chicagobotanic.org]

Like most upright veronicas, it's fairly sensitive to drought, but needs good drainage too, especially for winter survival.

Deadheading finished flower spikes weekly extends the season of bloom.

Positive

On Jul 27, 2006, Marilynbeth wrote:

Love it! Love the color, the flowers, everything!

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