Veronica peduncularis (or umbrosa) Georgia Blue

Creeping Speedwell, Speedwell

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In stock for Fall 2017

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The rich blue flowers of Veronica Georgia Blue have white eyes and smother the lush backdrop of deep green glossy foliage. Tips are tinged with burgundy and copper overtones. Burgundy tones will intensify during the cooler months. Great for a slope, even in the south. An impressive evergreen groundcover.

Details

Item Code: VEGB
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6-8"
Spacing: Plant 12-14" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Groundcovers
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Veronica General Information

Veronica provide some of the clearest true blues available in perennials, along with rich purples, pinks, and whites. Neat tidy plants have glossy foliage and will fill in without overpowering. Long-lasting color.

Veronica Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. To keep tidy plants, shear back by 1/2 after flowering. If not cut back in summer, prune down to basal growth in late autumn.