VERONICA spicata
subsp incana
(VERONICA incana)

Silver Speedwell, Woolly Speedwell



Height: 12-15" (30-40 cm)
Flowering Time: Summer
Flower Colour: Blue

Botanical Classification:


Angiospermae (Angiosperms)
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 incana

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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