Veronica prostrata (Prostrate Speedwell)


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1 Gallon Pot. Veronica prostrata, sometimes commonly called harebell speedwell, is a low-growing, mat-forming ground cover which typically grows 6-8″ tall and spreads indefinitely by sterile, prostrate stems. Short, dense racemes of tiny, pale-to-deep blue flowers (1/3″ across) appear in the upper leaf axils of upright flowering stems in late spring to early summer. Sparse, intermittent rebloom may occur in summer and fall. Linear to ovate, entire to toothed, medium green leaves (to 1.5″ long). Synonymous with and sometimes sold as Veronica rupestris.

Common Name: prostrate speedwell
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Native Range: Europe
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
Spread: 0.50 to 1.50 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Pale to deep blue
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer