Stout, intense blue-violet flower spikes steal the show on this compact plant with vigorous, disease resistant, dark emerald green foliage. The small size and profusion of vibrant, nectar-rich blooms are excellent for containers, border fronts, and sunny butterfly gardens. Plant en masse for a stunning display. An herbaceous perennial.

Common Name: Blue Spikewell Speedwell

Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Botanical Pronunciation:veh-RON-ih-ka

Plant type:Perennial


Growth habit:Compact, Rounded, Upright

Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 14 in. tall, 16 in. wide.

Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Compact Form, Easy Care

Foliage color:Dark Green

Blooms:Late Spring to Early Fall

Flower color:Violet-blue

Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers

Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean


Blue Spike Speedwell