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Growth habit.

Gentian Speedwell
Veronica gentianoides


Rosettes of shiny green leaves form a dense mat while upright clumps of stems with narrow, ovate-lanceolate leaves rise above bearing spikes of lovely pale blue flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical

Plant Use: In the front and middle of borders, in rock gardens.

Light Requirement: full sun

Flower Color:
light blue
Bloom Period:
late spring
Height: Minimum: 6 inches      Maximum: 24 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 24 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Likes moist, but well-drained soil. Cut back after flowering.

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