Ground covers, Perennials
Handsome plants ranging from less than an inch tall to 2 ft. in height. Masses of small (1/4- to 1/2 in.-wide) flowers in white, rose, pink, or pale to deep blue make an effective display. Use in borders and rock gardens. Prostrate kinds are good between stepping-stones, as bulb covers. Veronica (a perennial) is often confused with Hebe (a shrub).Veronica prostrata
Stems are hairy and tufted. Some are prostrate and form 1– 1/2 -ft.-wide foliage mat; other stems grow erect to 8 in. high and are topped by short clusters of pale blue flowers in late spring or early summer.
Bright pinkish purple flowers in spikelike clusters that grow to 4–5 ft. tall.
Native to eastern North America. Grows to 3 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, with narrow leaves and strong hor...
Native to eastern North America. Grows to 1–1 1/2 ft. tall and about 3 ft. wide. Most useful for...