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Veronica whitleyi


Whitley’s Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.400


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.

Further details for
Veronica whitleyi

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Fast








Veronica whitleyi


Whitley’s Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.400


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.

Further details for
Veronica whitleyi

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Fast