Speedwell (Veronica 'Darwin's Blue') in the Veronicas Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 16 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Violet-blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season. June - August.
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP13,070

Veronica 'Darwin's Blue'

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Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565Date: August 18, 2015Veronica 'Darwin's Blue'
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-04Just beginning to open
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-06-08
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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First wintersown sprouts! by kqcrna May 13, 2014 8:49 PM 50
Banner for July 9, 2012 by chelle by chelle Jul 9, 2012 12:00 PM 7
Are you adding any new perennials of any kind this year? by SongofJoy May 13, 2012 6:47 AM 130

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