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Veronica incana/ Silver Speedwell

Veronica incana/ Silver Speedwell

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Most gardeners’ are familiar with veronicas such as, Veronica spicatas, ‘Red Fox’, ‘Icicle’, and ‘Sunny Border Blue’; high water-use Veronicas. But consider the low water-use option, Veronica incana. Silver Speedwell produces beautiful silver foilage (so you know it's xeric) and royal blue spires in summer. Deadhead to prolong the blooms and water deeply once a month, once established in well-drained soil. 

Silver Speedwell is a plant that is quite adaptable to a variety of conditions and situations. Use in rock gardens, mixed flower beds or as an edging  or mat forming ground cover plant, even in a container.

It is a honey-bee food plant, attracts butterflies and other beneficial pollinators.

Zone: 3-9

Height:  12-24" (30- 61cm) 

Spread: 12-24" (30-61 cm)

Flower Colour: Violet- blue

Flowering Season: June-July

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Soil Type: dry/well drained/ average/poor/lean

Water Needs: Low

Pollinator Attractant: Yes

Resistant To: Drought, Heat, Deer, Rabbits


Proudly Grown from seed at Wild Bloom Nursery, Kelowna, BC