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botanical name:
Veronica umbrosa 'Georgia Blue'
Veronica umbrosa 'Georgia Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Speedwell
synonyms:  Veronica penduncularis 'Georgia Blue', Veronica penduncularis 'Oxford Blue', Veronica penduncularis 'Cambridge Blue'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: blue
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Quick growing, delicate form of 'Speedwell' with bright blue single flowers that start appearing as early as February and following the main show in spring, continue sporadically throughout the year. Small, purple-bronze tinged, dark green leaves and dark stems. Low growing adaptable perennial. Semi-evergreen or evergreen.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in sun or part shade. Easy and not fussy.

Trim to tidy, either in summer or autumn.

propagation:
By division

usage:
Front of borders.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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