Veronica Waterperry Blue

Speedwell

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2018

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Plant Code: VEWB

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Veronica Waterperry Blue is a low-growing, long-flowering groundcover or a great alpine plant for the rock garden. Deep green leaves tinged with burgundy and copper overtones provide a lush backdrop for the dainty lavender-blue, dark-veined flowers with white eyes. Burgundy foliage tones will intensify during the cooler months.

Details

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

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Foot Traffic 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.