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Veronica gentianoides ‘Intermedia’

Veronica

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Veronica gentianoides 'Intermedia'
  • Common name: Veronica
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Blue

Foliage colour:

Green

All veronicas, or speedwells, are undemanding perennials which love sunshine and well-drained, moist soil. 

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Veronica gentianoides is a floriferous, semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial, bearing pretty, blue fragrant flowers. It’s a plant of the woodland edge, so is at home in humus-rich soil in dappled shade.

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Veronica gentianoides ‘Intermedia’ flowers a little later than other varieties, bearing delicate, white-blue blooms. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering, and split clumps annually to avoid the centre of the plant dying out.

How to grow Veronica 'Intermedia'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Veronica 'Intermedia' and wildlife

Veronica 'Intermedia' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Veronica 'Intermedia' poisonous?

Veronica 'Intermedia' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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