Out of stockVeronica spicata ssp. incana is an outstanding silver-leaved perennial with a good compact habit. Growing to just 40cm (16in) tall, it forms a mound of silvery grey narrow leaves. In early summer the plant bears short spikes of deep violet blue flowers.
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Out of stockTo garden with an Oudolf-esque plant like Veronicastrum, it is not necessary to turn your outdoor space into a prairie: you are allowed to keep your flower beds. Naturalistic planting travels well, and Veronicastrum holds its own in a formal border as well as in the middle of a lawn which has turned into a meadow.
Out of stockVeronicastrum virginicum 'Album' is one of the most fashionable plants around. It's an icon of the prairie-style of planting which has marked the young millennium. The multiple tapering, soft spikes of white flowers look like elegant, living candelabras. Topping dark-bronze stems, they provide vertical structure to any border.