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Veronica 'Fairytale' (Speedwell 'Fairytale')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.35m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Veronica 'Fairytale'

Other names: Speedwell 'Fairytale'

Genus: Veronica

Variety or Cultivar: 'Fairytale' _ 'Fairytale' is a bulbous perennial with narrow, rounded leaves and upright, open racemes of silver-pink, narrow, bell-shaped flowers with deep pink stamen that bloom throughout summer.


Veronica 'Fairytale' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in Spring; Green, Grey-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect, Erect flower stem

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back faded flowers to encourage compact habit and flowering next year. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Veronica 'Fairytale' (Speedwell 'Fairytale') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.35m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover

Cultivation: Plant in loamy, moderately fertile soil, that is moist but well-drained. Prefers full sun or part shade.

Soil type: Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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