Turkish veronica

Veronica liwanensis

Turkish Veronica, Veronica liwanensis, Plant Select
Turkish Veronica, Veronica liwanensis, Plant Select
This sturdy groundcover forms a hard flat mat with waxy, nearly succulent, teardrop-shaped leaves. It is reliably evergreen and takes on purplish tints in hot sun. Cobalt blue flowers cover the leaves from April to June. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Plants perform best in well-drained soil. Additional irrigation during the heat of summer will help keep the foliage bright and green.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 1-2 inches
Width 15-18 inches
Flowering Season April to June
Flower Color Blue
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3-10
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native No
Year Introduced 1997
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand rake or run hand over to remove any dead foliage in spring
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Trim out any dead, divide over grown areas and add plantings where desired.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft