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Veronica 'Sunny Border Blue'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Vivid violet-blue spikes dart up above the dark green, crinkly foliage of 'Sunny Border Blue' from midsummer into fall. Veronica is highly valued for its ease of growth and long bloom time. It should have a place in every garden because it goes with everything.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

This perennial is tolerant of a wide range of well-drained soils. Amending soils, especially very heavy and light types, with generous amounts of organic matter will result in improved performance. Although tolerant of part shade, it will flower better in full sun. Deadheading will promote additional blooms.

Flower Color

Violet blue

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

15-20 in.

Good Companions

Aster-New England (Aster novae-angliae), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida), Coneflower-Purple (Echinacea purpurea), Coreopsis-Threadleaf (Coreopsis verticillata), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Myrtle (Vinca minor), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Yarrow (Achillea

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Average and consistent water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Container, Salt Tolerant, Cut flower or foliage, Border, Mass Plant

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun, Part shade

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests