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This versatile, sun-loving garden perennial blooms through the summer in blue, purple, pink, or white spikes. Some varieties of veronica are saucer-shape, while others form tall spikes (a variety of both is shown here). 'Royal Candles', a dark blue flowering form, is one of our favorites.

Plant Name: Veronica selections

Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: To 2 feet tall and wide

Grow It With: Shrub roses. These low-maintenance garden plants pair beautifully for classic cottage garden charm.

Zones: 4-8

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