Spike Speedwell (Veronica spicata 'Alba') in the Veronicas Database

Botanical names:
Veronica spicata Accepted
Pseudolysimachion spicatum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
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A Drought-Tolerant GardenA Drought-Tolerant Garden
February 10, 2012

The year 2011 was a violent weather year in the US, with at least 12 weather-related disasters exceeding a billion dollars in damage. Some say it was Earth's most extreme weather year since 1816. Much of the country suffered from record heat and drought . . . and so did the yards and gardens.

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2012-07-01
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 27, 2014 3:30 PM

'Alba' is the white form of Veronica. Looks beautiful and grows well. Heat and humidity tolerant. A great choice of white flowers in the garden. Easy and long blooming.

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