Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {25 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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These I've already planted, and they look great, seeming to have nearly doubled in size in just a few days and quickly filling in the gaps between plants. They send out runners which entangle with other nearby Georgia blues and also send roots down into the... Read full review >
Great plants!
06/28/2019 By DIANA POSPISIL (TX)
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
Got these Georgia Blue Veronica to replace some after massive rains killed them off. I have since raised the bed and it is now full and lush with the awesome plants i got from Classy Groundovers! Very healthy and full!
Beautiful nice healthy plants!
06/25/2019 By gardening girl (CO)
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
Beautiful nice healthy plants! They arrived safely and I know they’re going to be just gorgeous as these are one of the top ten showiest ground covers for tumbling over rock walls! Poor plants even survived almost freezing temperatures but I did cover... Read full review >
The plants arrived in a timely manner. They were healthy. They came on a Friday which was great. We planted them the next day and hopefully they will fill in the area I planted. I will definitely recommend this website to my friends
Great service!
04/30/2019 By Harry Wistrand (VA)
Product reviewed: Veronica 'Georgia Blue' {25 Pots - 3 1/2 in.}
The 50 plant arrived on time, well packaged, and apparently healthy. They were planted the next day and after a few days, seem happy and thriving!
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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