‘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