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Brooklime Veronica Beccabunga - 3x 9cm Pots - Cut Back

Code: PL0624
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Brooklime Veronica Beccabunga - 3x 9cm Pots - Cut Back

The Brooklime is a creeping edging plant with beautiful blue flowers that will add a splash of colour to your pond margins. Dragonfly use the plant as an egg laying site; its larvae use the stems to climb in and out of the water. It is a hardy plant that is native to Europe, but it will require a full sun location to thrive. It grows well in streams, so it is often planted in waterfall ponds.

Characteristics

  • Foliage Colour: mid green
  • Flower Colour: blue in spring and summer
  • Approx. Growth Height: 30cm
  • Max. Spread: 1.2m
  • Flowering Time: summer
  • Uses: waterside, bog gardens, borders, wildlife gardens
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Growing Habit: mat-forming
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max. height in 2-5 years

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Moisture: moist but well drained or poorly drained
  • Soil requirements: acidic, alkaline, neutral, loamy, clay, chalky

Planting

  • Planting Depth: up to 12cm (in pond)
Grow in wet soil or in water up to 12cm deep in a full sun location. It can tolerate moving water so it is suitable for a pond with a waterfall, as long as it isn't too close to the waterfall. This plant is suitable for zones 1 & 2 of a pond. Aquatic and marginal plants should be placed in pond plant baskets filled with aquatic soil (sold separately) and topped with a thin layer of gravel to help prevent the soil from washing away.

Caring and Maintenance

Water adequately during dry and hot periods. Propagate by division or stem tip cuttings.

 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.7/5 (3 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"healthy plants, no water snails"

Reviewed Monday, 20 June 2016

Rating: 4/5

"As Above"

Reviewed Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Rating: 5/5

"As Above"

Reviewed Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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