A newish, rare plant from Japan. Deep royal blue spires of flowers. Fantastic in a mixed border.
Each plant has several 60cm - 90cm flower stems with lush spires of flowers up to 30cm long. Stems are clad with pointed sawtooth leaves. Grow in any soil that doesn't dry out completely.
Height: 60cm - 90cm
The genus name Veronica honors Saint Veronica who reportedly gave a handkerchief to Jesus so he could wipe sweat from his face on the way to Calvary, with some genus plants having markings that resemble the markings on the sacred handkerchief.
Common name(s): Heartleaf Speedwell