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Veronica species

speedwell

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Seed started indoors, 60-70F/15-21C, or outdoors around last frost; light needed for germination. May also be sown immediately when ripe in fall. Well-drained soil and sun to part shade ideal; often accepting of alkaline, very moist or dry, and clay soils, depending on the species. Division spring or fall; may also be grown from cuttings in spring and summer. Zones 2-10

Veronica spicata, the spike speedwell, especially tolerant of many soils and moisture conditions. Veronica prostrata is a very good ground cover. Veronica repens and Veronica filiformis, or bird's-eye veronica, are tolerant of heavy shade; the latter naturalizes well in lawns, but can be quite invasive and is considered a weed by many

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