Veronica austriaca Ionian Skies description
Over unusual, feathery foliage refreshing blue flowers in the late spring and into summer.
How easy is it to grow:
This is good for the front of a border, or in a container, or alpine bed or rock garden, and it’s also okay to go alongside a pathway or among paving.
Easy to grow provided it in a soil that is well drained, so do not try if you’ve got a clay or heavy soil.
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Common names: Ionian Skies Austrian Speedwell and Speedwell Ionian Skies.
The best position in the garden:
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a gap at the front of a flower border.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim back after flowering.
It can get Powdery Mildew – cut off affected leaves.
Size of plant:
Height 25 cm.
Spread 40 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 5 plants per square metre.
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