Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'

Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'

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(Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue')
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Synonyms:  V. peduncularis 'Oxford Blue'
Genus:  Veronica
'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 Characteristics:  This 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.
Care:  Provide moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun.
Propagation:  Sow seeds in containers in a cold frame in autumn. Divide in autumn or spring.
Problems:  Scale insects, downy mildew, powdery mildew, rust, leaf smut, and root rot may occur.

Overview

Height
Less than 6 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Spring,
Late Spring,
Spring
Flower Color
Blue Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Ground Covers,
Naturalizing
Style
Cottage Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Tolerance
Frost Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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