Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR)

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Buy Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte' (PBR) speedwell : A new variegated cultivar

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Slender, upright spires of white, tubular flowers appear in summer above cream-edged, mid-green leaves. This elegant speedwell shows a good resistance to mildew and will add vertical interest throughout a sunny border on well-drained soil. If cut back after the flowers have faded, it may produce a second flush in late summer or early autumn.

  • Garden care: In more exposed positions, stake with brushwood or bamboo canes before the flowers appear. Apply a generous 5-7cm mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

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Eventual height & spread

Needs water

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This veronica really needs damp soil all the time. The moment the soil dries out it droops - although it'll recover with a good water. For me in East Anglia, where rain is scarce, I now do not use this plant unless there's an irrigation system in place.

Lucinda

Cambridgeshire

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