Speedwell Seeds - Veronica Repens Creeping Speedwell Ground Cover Seed

Creeping Speedwell Seeds

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Groundcover Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 4 - 8

Height: 2 inches

Width: 6 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Spring and summer

Bloom Color: Light blue

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Foot Traffic: Light

Soil Type: Sandy, pH 6.2 - 7.6

Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

Temperature: 68F

Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil

Sowing Rate: Approximately 1000 seeds covers 20 square feet

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 8 - 10 inches

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Care & Maintenance: Speedwell

Speedwell (Veronica Repens) - Did you know about this spectacular ground clover plant? Many gardeners are familiar with the tall growing Veronicas, but often they are not so familiar with this creeping Veronica ground cover plant. It grows easily from Speedwell seeds and is commonly called Creeping Speedwell. It is truly a low-growing ground cover plant that only reaches a height of 1 - 2 inches. In the spring and early summer Veronica Repens Creeping Speedwell is adorned with masses of soft, light blue flowers. This ground cover plant will spread and flourish in your flower bed or work perfectly between stepping stones or in a rock garden. Veronica Repens ground cover is considered to be an alpine plant and can perform at elevations up to 7500 feet. It will tolerate light foot traffic and deer usually will avoid the little plants.

How To Grow Veronica Speedwell: Sow Speedwell seeds indoors 8 - 10 weeks before planting outside. Use a peaty starter mix and lightly sow the Creeping Speedwell seeds on the surface of the mix, and gently press the seed into the mix. Light is needed for germination, and keep the ground cover seed consistently moist. After frost season, Creeping Speedwell ground cover seeds can also be directly sown outdoors. Prepare a weed free seed bed in a protected area, sow the seed on the surface and keep it moist. Creeping Speedwell is a very easy-to-care-for ground cover plant.