Plant Number: 1.540.400  
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Whitley’s Speedwell
Veronica whitleyi

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Several selections of Speedwell are well suited to the rock garden, or for edging in the sunny border. This species forms a mat of feathery olive-green leaves, bearing tiny sapphire-blue flowers that nestle on the stems in late spring. Makes a colourful and drought tolerant groundcover or lawn substitute. Plants will often will repeat bloom in late summer or fall. Easily divided by ripping pieces of the clump apart in spring or fall. Evergreen.


Zone 3 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun

Soil Type
  Normal
  Sandy

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Dry

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  Moderate

Rate of Spread
  Fast
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue

Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring

Foliage Color
  Grey Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Lawn Substitute
  Between Flagstones
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches

Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches



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