Veronica Blue Yonder (U.S. Plant Patent 27,284)
Blue Yonder Creeping Speedwell
Details4" tall x 10-12" wide. Veronica 'Blue Yonder' (U.S. Plant Patent 27,284) is a stunning garden hybrid Speedwell that blooms in mid- to late spring with a profusion of deep blue flower spikes held above a handsome mat of deep green foliage. "In my thirty plus years of gardening, it's flowers are the showiest of all the groundcover Veronica that I have grown," said HCG founder and chief horticulturist David Salman. A fantastic groundcover to plant with spring flowering bulbs; the blue makes the bulb flowers really "pop" ! Discovered in the gardens by the folks at Laporte Avenue Nursery of Ft. Collins, CO.
|Common Name||Blue Yonder Creeping Speedwell|
|Botanical Name||Veronica 'Blue Yonder' (U.S. Plant Patent 27,284)|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||4" tall|
|Mature Spread||10-12" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Rabbit Resistant, Evergreen|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.
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Comments about High Country Gardens Veronica Blue Yonder (U.S. Plant Patent 27,284):
I bought six plants and the four which survived are seemingly thriving although very small. Since I love this blue, I am eager to see some blooms next spring. If they come anywhere near the picture, I'll buy more.
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