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Veronica gentianoides 'Blue Streak' ™

Veronica gentianoides 'Blue Streak' ™
Veronica gentianoides 'Blue Streak' ™
Short code: 9064
Height: 45cm/18"
Description: An extemely choice garden species with erect spikes of many flowers in the palest lavender-blue. An added touch is theat they are beautifully veined in gentian blue. RHS Award of Garden Merit. Border plant. Final height 45cm (18 inches). Common name: Gentian Speedwell
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow from May to July for flowering plants in May the following year. Using a 286 plug tray or slightly larger sized unit, sow on to the surface of a moist well drained seed sowing compost lightly cover the seed with vermiculite and propagate at 18C. Temperatures higher than 25C will reduce the rate of germination considerably. Germination should take place after 2 weeks.
Growing Grow on the seedlings in a lightly shaded area until they are established and fill the tray. Pot on in late August - September in to 1 litre pots or put 3 plugs in to 2 or 3 litre pots. Over winter in a well ventilated unheated glasshouse or tunnel for sales the following March / April or for flowering plants ready to sell in early May to June.
Flowering Period June to August
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Cropping 10 to 14
Zone us 4,5,6,7
Classification
Product Seeds
Genus Veronica
Variety Blue Streak
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