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Veronica peduncularis ‘Georgia Blue’

Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'

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‘Georgia Blue’ forms beautiful mats of purple-tinged leaves. In spring, this free-flowering groundcover boasts abundant iridescent blue flowers. It grows to about 9 inches high and a foot wide. It is a vigorous and easy-to-grow cultivar.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis mat-forming species is perfect for a rock garden, alpine house, or trough, and is also suitable for the edge of a mixed herbaceous border.

CareProvide moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun.

PropagationSow seeds in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Divide in autumn or spring.

ProblemsScale insects, downy mildew, powdery mildew, rust, leaf smut, and root rot may occur.

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