Veronica longifolia 'Blauriesin'
Attractive serrated deep-green foliage in a rosette, which sends up a central flower spike in early summer, with several side spikelets. Supposed to be a good cutflower.
||V. l. 'Blue giantess'. Pseudolysimachion longifolium
||blue spikes (summer)
||ordinary garden soil, needs good drainage in winter
||germinates at room temperature with exposure to light
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
|Seed ripens||early October|
|The foliage still gleams in October |
|Silly things still flowering in mid-November |
|Pseudo-variegation due to some kind of stress in May |
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list
About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Veronica longifolia 'Blauriesin'
Some particularly helpful links to other websites
- Seed from '03 trade. Baggy 65F with light (>57%G, 6-12d)
- Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F with light (88%G, 6-10d)
- Seed from '08 garden. Baggy 70F with light (60+%G, 5-7d)
- Seed from '08 garden. Baggy 70F with light (80%G, 6-10d)
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February 09, 2013