Veronica (Speedwell) comes in a wide variety of heights for you to choose from—but they are all easy and undemanding to grow. Veronica plants are deer resistant, drought tolerant and attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Turkish speedwell is one of our showiest blue flowered groundcovers native to the mountains of Turkey. Spreading stems of evergreen foliage root as they spread across the soil and cover themselves with bright blue flowers in late spring.
In my Garden now Veronica Giles Van Hees, Giles Van Hees Speedwell
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Veronica gentianoides 'Tissington White', mid May. Also called Gentian Speedwell.
An unsung hero of the perennial garden, speedwell comes in a variety of shades of blue, pink, or white. All produce upright flower spikes on mounded plants. After the first set of blooms begins to fade, shear the plant to encourage branching and rebloom.
Geranium himalayense 'Irish Blue' - Pale green cut foliage in a spreading mat; topped with large saucer blooms in a beguiling shade of sky blue. A neat and most beautiful cranesbill for the front of a bed.
How to Grow Salvia, Easy-Care with Colorful Blooms
Looking for a durable plant that isn't very thirsty or hungry and thrives in almost any soil? Consider growing any of the 900 or more varieties of salvia tall, short, annual, perennial you'll get a tough plant softened by beautiful and profuse blooms
Lavender-The “Hidcote” variety makes strong reliable lavender that makes a great edging plant in your garden or along a walkway. Like the other Lavenders, they are delightfully fragrant and can be picked and dried in bunches for a fragrant decoration.