Veronica Madame Mercier – Buy alpine plants

£2.50

Light blue flowers and darker buds in spring, and on and off to the autumn.

An easy plant for the inexperienced gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Veronica petraea Madame Mercier description

Light blue flowers and lilac buds in spring, and then on and off through the summer and into the autumn.

Tolerates a coastal position.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, in pathways and paving, hanging over a wall, alpine bed, rock garden, in containers, or by a patio and is undemanding in any reasonably drained soil, provided it isn’t too dry.

Common name: Madame Mercier Speedwell.

Veronica petraea Madame Mercier
Veronica petraea Madame Mercier

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a largish space at the front of a plant border.

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

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.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

Buy alpine plants for your container, raised bed, rockery, patio’s and borders.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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