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‘Georgia Blue’ speedwell

Veronica umbrosa 'Georgia Blue'

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This tough, versatile plant requires little maintenance. ‘Georgia Blue’ is willing to grow in sunny or shady spots, puts up with excessive rain or drought conditions, and attracts butterflies with a low blanket of sky blue flowers from spring into summer. Small, dark green leaves turn glossy burgundy in winter. Use it in containers or rock walls, or as a companion groundcover to spring bulbs under trees.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis low-maintenance speedwell is adaptable to a variety of growing conditions. Its sky blue flowers attract butterflies.

CareProvide full sun to partial shade and fertile, well-drained soil.

ProblemsNothing serious.

  • Genus : Veronica
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8
  • Uses : Containers, Ground Covers
  • Tolerance : Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Plant Height : Under 6 inches
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