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In full bloom.

Growth habit in full bloom.

Plant tends to collapse after profuse flowering.

V. teucrium when beginning to flower.

Growth habit when beginning to flower.

'Royal Blue' Broadleaf Speedwell
Veronica austriaca ssp. teucrium 'Royal Blue'

Scrophulariaceae

Erect stems with sessile, oblong, crenate leaves produce long racemes of dark blue-lavender flowers. Stems may fall over as summer goes on.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded

Plant Use: In beds and borders, in naturalized gardens.

Propagation:
seed
division
stem cuttings
Light Requirement: full sun/part shade

Flower Color:
dark blue
Bloom Period:
late spring
early summer
mid-summer
Height: Minimum: 6 inches      Maximum: 20 inches

Width: Minimum: 24 inches     Maximum: 36 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Prefers calcereous soils. Native to E. Europe and Asia Minor.


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