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.
How easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . 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.
The best position in the garden:
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:
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.
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.
 Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.