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- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: from midsummer to early autumn
- Hardiness: fully hardy
An impressive, large speedwell, whose lilac-pink flower spikes form a fine candelabra shape from midsummer to early autumn. Elegant, long-flowering and highly attractive to bees.
- Garden care: Divide congested plants in spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring, to retain moisture around the plant.
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Comments about Veronicastrum 'Adoration':
A really good back of the border plant, lovely colour especially good with blues,purples and whites for a pastel border. Doesn't need staking if it's amongst other plants, but not good for very windy spots. Needs a sunny position or it will bend towards the light in too much shade.
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