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Veronica 'Waterperry Blue' - Speedwell (photo credit: Stonehouse Nursery)

Groundcovers

Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'

Speedwell

Veronica 'Waterperry Blue' is a low, creeping, mound-forming cultivar that grows to 5" tall and 15" wide and features tiny, round, dark-veined, lavender-blue flowers which bloom in late April-May. Flowers may rebloom intermittently throughout the summer. Foliage is shiny green with a tinge of burgundy.

Speedwell Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Best performance occurs with consistent, regular moisture with sharp soil drainage (particularly in winter). Tolerates light shade. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage additional bloom. Plants may be cut back to basal growth after flowering.

Height:

3-6 Inches

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Spread:

12-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Rock Garden
Ground Cover
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Naturalizing
Edging
Great Companion Plants for Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'
Feather Reed Grass Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')
Bee balm Bee balm (Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef')
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea taygetea 'Moonshine')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Primal Scream')
Tickseed Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora 'Solanna™ Golden Sphere')
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