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VERONICA spicata 'Red Fox' ('Rotfuchs')
Red Fox Speedwell, Spike Speedwell
The rose-pink flower spikes of ‘Red Fox’ will add pizzazz to the summer garden. Spike speedwell is a long-blooming ornamental that offers pretty spikes of flowers in summer and sometimes into fall. This clump or mat-forming plant originates from Europe and western Asia where is inhabits open grasslands, hills and woodsides.
The foliage is rich green and turns yellow-green in fall. In summer it bears upright, candle-like spikes of many rose-pink flowers. These are lightly fragrant, highly attractive to bees and butterflies and will continue blooming if regularly deadheaded.
This sun-loving perennial grows best in fertile to average soil with good drainage. It is a great plant for rock gardens, mixed borders and can even be used as a small-scale herbaceous groundcover. It pairs well with Dianthus, blue fescue and dwarf daylilies.
8 - 1
3 - 8
A2, A3, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
0"-0" / 0.0cm - 0.0cm (15)
Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Pollution, Drought, Salt
Spring, Summer, Fall
Container, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
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