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Veronica 'Fairytale' (Speedwell 'Fairytale')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.35m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Veronica 'Fairytale'

Other names

Speedwell 'Fairytale'

Genus

Veronica 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

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Erect flower stem

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Downy mildew , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Downy mildew , Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back faded flowers to encourage compact habit and flowering next year.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Veronica 'Fairytale'

Other names

Speedwell 'Fairytale'

Genus

Veronica 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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Erect flower stem


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

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


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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