Silver Speedwell, Woolly Speedwell
Height: 12-15" (30-40 cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Blue ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Scrophulariales (Figwort Order) Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Genus: Veronica Species: spicata (with a spike), incana (grey) ____________________________________
Veronica spicata subsp incana is useful for both a rockery and a border. It forms a tangled evergreen mat of grey leaves on woody stems, with tall straight spires of small blue flowers in summer, looking a bit like a Lavender.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Inside (7 days)
Outside (77 days)
Seed Pod The seedpod is a tiny ball.
Seed The seeds are tiny yellowish discs. There are several seeds in a pod.
Seedling The seedling has grey leaves.
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