Veronica umbrosa Georgia Blue – ALPINE

£2.50

Bright blue flowers with white eye in spring, and then on and off to the autumn.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Veronica Georgia Blue description

Rich blue flowers with white centres in spring, and then on and off through the summer and into the autumn.

At times the foliage can be a rich ruby-green.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for the front of a border, cascading over a wall, in containers, alpine bed, rock garden or by a patio and is straightforward in any well drained soil.

Common name: Georgia Blue Speedwell.

Veronica umbrosa Georgia Blue
Veronica umbrosa Georgia Blue

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Sun

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

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

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic 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.

Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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