Austrian Speedwell

Veronica austriaca - botanical name

Veronica austriaca

Evergreen clump forming perennial (0.3-0.5m x 0.3m-0.5m) from southern Europe to northern Asia. Variable leaves from narrow to broadly oval and entire to deeply cut. Slender stems with dense racemes of bright blue saucer shaped flowers in late spring. Useful for a border; rock garden or addition to the perennial garden. Susceptible to root rot. Needs well drained soil in full to partial shade. Frost tolerant. Drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Perennial
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Southern Europe to northern Asia)
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