Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}

Want an early bloomer? 'Georgia Blue' is a rare, new semi-prostrate Veronica, and one of the few perennial cultivars that finds its peak in early spring. In February through April (when most gardens are still bare or only show slight signs of green) it blooms with abundant, profuse, brilliant violet-blue flowers dotted by elegant pearly-white centers that are a significant attraction to butterflies.

Another delightful feature, its foliage, is reddish-green in the spring, fading to light green. In autumn and winter, the foliage turns from a bronze to ruddy purple.

While evergreen to semi-evergreen Georgia Blue only grows 4-6 inches high, and can quickly creep and spread 2 or more feet, creating a shaggy, carpet-like covering. It is neither invasive nor aggressive, though it does grow vigorously, spreading by creeping rootstocks.

Adaptable to a variety of soils easy-to-grow, drought and heat tolerant, Georgia Blue is extremely hardy and will perform at her best in moist, slightly to moderately acidic soil with excellent drainage.

Georgia Blue will softly wind about ferns and small perennials as well as cascade over rocks or spill out of containers, where she offers the visual appeal of a gently flowing woodland stream. Many gardeners enjoy her as a colorful alternative to grass.

Of course her greatest charm is the early flowers she offers winter-weary gardeners in springtime.

Interesting Fact
Georgia Blue was discovered in the former Soviet republic of Georgia in 1979.

Gardener Tip
Consider Georgia Blue as an underplanting for spring bulbs like daffodil and tulips who will easily protrude above her low foliage, resulting in two tiers of spring color.

This ground cover is a wonderful option for colder regions where it is difficult to find early-flowering plants, as it will survive temperatures below -20F.
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09/28/2016 By S. Saltarelli
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
The plants were delivered at the expected time. Every plant arrived well packed, moist in newspaper, and a healthy green. They all look happy in the garden. Looking forward to seeing them bloom in next year!
The p l ants arrived in great shape and look great in my garden..
So far so good
05/19/2016 By Jayne Lakickas
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
Plants were received on time and in good condition. They have been planted and I am hopeful for good results next spring.
Veronica 'Georgia Blue'
05/02/2016 By Jean Vischulis
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {24 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
Sturdy looking plants, all accounted for. If they don't grow well, it'll be because of me or the weather, not because of the quality of plants sent!
Arrived well packaged and plants still moist.
These are planted and seem to be doing well.
No unusual shipping concerns for this plant.
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Simply shear Georgia Blue back when it reaches the limits of its growing area for easy containment.

Deadheading, though not required, will certainly prolong its blooming season.
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Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'
(AKA V. umbrosa, 'Oxford Blue', 'Cambridge Blue', Speedwell 'Georgia Blue')
Pronunciation: ver-ON-ih-kah ped-unk-yew-LAR-iss

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