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Veronica pectinata ‘Rosea’

Speedwell

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.05m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourGrey

Description

Veronica pectinata ‘Rosea’ (Speedwell). This bears pink flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

E. Balkans, Turkey

Interest and use

Grown for their usually blue flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are moderately frost hardy, You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, from cuttings in summer or by division in early spring or early autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, from cuttings in summer or by division in early spring or early autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

May suffer from downy mildew, powdery mildew and leaf spot.

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