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Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue'

Veronica prostrata 'Spode Blue'

Also known as

Harebell speedwell, Speedwell

Veronica prostrata (7315502528) by Radio Tonreg (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue' Overview

Veronica prostrata 'Spode Blue' is a perennial cultivar with a mat-forming, ground hugging growth habit. This plant grows to a maximum height and spread of less than half a metre, producing narrow, dark green foliage. Flowers are pale blue and produced on vertical, unbranched spikes in the summer. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue'

How to propagate Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue'

Seed

Division

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring, from cuttings in summer.

Special features of Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue'

Ground cover

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Prostrate Speedwell 'Spode Blue'

Edging, rock garden, border

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