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How to Plant, Grow and Care for Speedwell

Veronica species

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Growing Requirements for Speedwell Plants

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Species Height
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Plant Characteristics and Notes USDA
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Growing Requirements
Benefits
Veronica prostrata 6"x24" Forms mat of woody stems and saw-toothed leaves; spikes of small blue flowers in early Summer, Mat forming groundcover has light blue flower spikes appearing from late spring to early summer. It will often rebloom in late summer too! 5-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayOnce established this plant requires little or no supplemental wateringThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic watering
No Deer
blue flowering plant
Veronica spicata 24" compact, Spreading clump of silvery, felt-like foliage with spikes of violet blue flowers in the Summer 6-10 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
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Veronica allionii 8"x18" Groundcover This dwarf deep blue Veronica is perfect for the rock garden. Sturdy and trouble free, it creates a nice evergreen accent. 4-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
Hummingbird PlantNo Deer
blue flowering plant
Veronica austriaca 12"x18" Groundcover Gorgeous, deep blue flower spikes appear in summer above neat, mound-forming foliage. 5-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
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blue flowering plant
Veronica liwanensis 3"x24" Groundcover Clusters of bright blue flowers top tiny, round, glossy, evergreen leaves in summer. An excellent prostrate Veronica well suited to gardens in the Rocky Mountains and west coast. Summer bloomer 5-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
No Deer
blue flowering plantPurple flowering plant
Veronica montana 3"x12" Groundcover Beautiful low-growing groundcover with creamy-white and green-variegated leaves and tiny lilac flowers. Excellent selection for rockery or edge of the border. Spring bloomer. 3-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
Hummingbird PlantNo Deer
Purple flowering plant
Veronica repens 1"x18" Groundcover Dainty flowers of palest blue last all spring. It forms a deep green, spreading evergreen mat. An excellent lawn substitute; it fills in fast and suppresses weeds. Early spring to mid summer bloomer 5-9 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic watering
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White flowering plantblue flowering plant
Veronica longifolia 12"x18" Spreading clump of silvery, felt-like foliage with spikes of violet blue flowers in the Summer 6-10 This plant grows best with full sun for most of the dayThis plant requires or will tolerate shade during the heat of the dayThis plant will tolerate some drought, but benefits from periodic wateringThis plant needs a thorough, deep weekly watering, Double icons require boggy or wet conditions
Hummingbird PlantButterfly FlowerNo Deer
White flowering plantPink flowering plantblue flowering plantPurple flowering plant

Propagating Verbena Plants and Growing them from Seed

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Speedwell
Veronica longifolia
Veronica longifolia Veronica longifolia