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Red Fox Veronica

 
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'Red Fox’ Veronica's fuchsia-red spikes are offset by its bright green foliage, creating a vibrant statement in the late season garden. The tall, arching flowers shoot upwards from dense mounds of foliage, attracting butterflies and hummngbirds to their long-lasting blooms. Gorgeous in perennial borders and when cut for bouquets. Deer and rabbit resistant. (Veronica spicata)

Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Rock Gardens
Rock Gardens
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Plants for Small Spaces
Plants for Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 12-15" tall, 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Mid summer to fall
SKU 164PER

Plant Information

Everyone Loves Veronicas. In perennial borders, they have always added great vertical interest with elegant spires of color. They bloom for a long time, and are a snap to grow. In addition, many of the species are native American wildflowers, making the hybrids at home in all our gardens. (Many call them by their other common name, Speedwell.)

Associated SKUs
ABL67XX
164PER (Plant - 3" pot)
AFL6731 (Plant - 3.5" pot) - Out of stock.
Common Name Speedwell Red Fox
Botanical Name Veronica spicata Red Fox
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Flower Size 2-5" flowers
Mature Height 12-15" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Time Mid summer to fall
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Lance-shaped, glossy green leaves.
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers, Extended Blooms, Rock Gardens, Low Maintenance, Plants for Small Spaces
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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These were in very bad condition when I received them. The plants were tiny and looked near death. I planted them but I doubt they survive. I bought two.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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