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Large speedwell

Veronica austriaca

Also known as

Speedwell

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

75cm

30cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Large speedwell Overview

This is a clump or mat forming perennial. It is tall with long stems, which produce bright blue saucer-shaped flowers in late spring. The leaves are oval to narrow, either entire or deeply cut. The flowers are deep blue and produced in the summer.

Common problems with Large speedwell

How to propagate Large speedwell

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, from cuttings in summer.

Seed

Division

Division in early spring or early autumn.

Other uses of Large speedwell

Borders, rock-garden.

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