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Veronica perfoliata alba - white digger's speedwell

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This native plant gets its common name from a belief that it grows in spots where the rocks are rich in gold. We don't know if it works in reverse - plant it and you'll strike a nugget - but it's worth a go, we reckon! Would look great mingled with flowering sages, and white whisker flowers, for masses of flower colour.

Veronica perfoliata Alba - white digger's speedwell

APPEARANCE : Herbaceous bushy perennial shrub with eucalypt-like silver-green foliage and masses of white flower spikes during summer, each flower comprising four petals in a cross. In the wild it is found in the south-east of the country, usually in the ranges and mountain meadows. 'Perfoliata' refers to the distinctive leaves which look like they have been pierced through the middle.
USE FOR :  Mass planting, borders, feature shrub in cottage gardens.
LOCATION: Plant in part sun to shade in moist, well-draining humus-rich soil for best results. Drought and frost tolerant once established.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water regularly during dry periods. Apply a slow-release fertiliser during Spring. No pruning required on young plants. Older leggy plants can be rejuvenated by hard pruning almost to the ground.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  1 m H x 1 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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