General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Foliage is shiny green with a tinge of burgundy.
Flowers: Showy
Other: To keep plants tidy, shear back by 1/2 after flowering. If not cut back in summer, prune down to basal growth in fall.
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Tolerates foot traffic. Good for edging or borders.
Foliage Mound Height: 6 inches
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall.

Common names
  • Speedwell

Photo Gallery
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2007-06-01
Speedwell (Veronica 'Waterperry Blue')
Photo by dirtdorphins
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-26
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: Apr 26, 2011 8:59 AM
Location: Iowa
Date: 2017-04-26
Location: Fairfax, VA | June, 2022
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: Apr 21, 2011 7:05 PM
just starting to bloom
Photo by purpleinopp
Location: South garden
Date: May 2015
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-04-12
Location: English Gardens, Dearborn Heights, MI
Date: 2010-04-12

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

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