Blue Carpet Veronica

Veronica spicata 'Blue Carpet'

Excellent compact selection forms a low bushy mound of dark green leaves, bearing short spikes of bright violet-blue flowers in late spring or early summer. Perfect for the front of the border, rock gardens, used as a ground cover, or in tubs and containers. Herbaceous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationveh-RON-ih-ka spi-KAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows to 4 - 8 in. tall and 10 - 12 in. wide
Bloom TimeViolet-blue flower spikes in late spring to summer.
Design IdeasPlant this handsome perennial in the rockery or tuck it into corners of the border where the violet blue flower spikes will stand out. Stunning when combined with the bright yellows of Coreopsis.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Performs in all soil types, provided it is well drained. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Shear lightly after blooming to encourage fresh foliage and possibly repeat flowering in the autumn. Clumps are easily divided in spring or early fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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