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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Start indoors
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

Common names
  • Veronica
  • Speedwell

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  • Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 27, 2014 5:08 PM concerning plant:
    Speedwell (Veronica) 'Giles van Hees' is a compact Speedwell cultivar that blooms profusely from early to late summer. Its rosy pink blossom spikes can be deadheaded to encourage the growth of additional blooming spikes. 'Giles van Hees' does well in a sunny spot, but its stalks may scorch in all-day sun. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils, as this may lead to root rot.
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