New Century Veronica (Speedwell)

New Century Veronica

New Century Veronica (Veronica x. ‘New Century’) is a nice cross of Veronica liwanensis and Veronica pectinata which produces a soft carpet of small blue flower saucers which creates the illusion of a sea of blue. New Century Veronica’s foliage turns bronze in winter. New Century makes a nice bed, border and rock garden addition and is drought tolerant.

Size: #4 True

Spacing: Plant 6″ apart.

Height: Tight to the ground.

How To Grow: Plant in morning shade to full sun.

Foot Traffic: Moderate

Hardy Zones: 6,7,8,9,10

Tips: New Century Veronica requires good drainage and over watering will impair growth.

Uses: A ground cover in and around Patios, Pathways, Pools, Ponds, Borders, Rock Gardens

(information provided by and picture © 2011 Under A Foot Plant Co.)

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