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Gerald L. Klingaman
Veronica umbrosa 'Georgia Blue'
Creeping Speedwell, Georgia Blue Speedwell
Georgia Blue creeping speedwell is a vigorous, evergreen, carpeting perennial native to Ukraine, the Caucasus, and southwestern Russia. From spring to early summer, cobalt-blue saucer-shaped flowers with white eyes cover its cultivar 'Georgia Blue', with a scattering of rebloom later in the season. The small, glossy leaves turn bronze tones in winter.
This plant performs best in full sun in well-drained soil. Use it as a groundcover or edging or as a container or rock garden plant.
8 - 6
6 - 8
2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
4"-6" / 10.2cm - 15.2cm
18"-24" / 45.7cm - 61.0cm
Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer
Eastern Europe, Russia/Siberia
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Dark Green, Bronze
Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall
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