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Veronica allionii

 
Common name speedwell
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-9)
Flowers blue (late spring-summer)
Size 6"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Dwarf version of spike speedwell. The tightly clustered dark-green leaves make a good groundcover; flowers appear in mid-June in our garden. It gets a bit lost, even along the front, in our front perennial border - I should move it to our rock garden one of these days.

Veronica allionii

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '07/'08 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (60%G, 5-11d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (69%G, 6-8d)


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