Veronica spicata 'Royal Candles' is a compact cultivar with deep violet-blue flower spikes and glossy leaves from early summer to early fall. This upright Veronica does not lose its lower leaves or get leaf spot. Also known as Speedwell, Veronica 'Royal Candles' is nice for containers and borders and can also be used as a ground cover. The blue shade of this perennial is outstanding.
Veronica spicata 'Royal Candles' prefers sun to light shade and moist, well-drained soils. To maintain the best appearance do not let this plant dry out completely and remove faded flowers to prolong its bloom season.