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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
prostrate speedwell rock speedwell
Veronica rupestris Veronica austriaca var. dubia
Veronica can be annuals, perennials or sub-shrubs with paired leaves and small flowers usually in terminal or axillary racemes or spikes
V. prostrata is a mat-forming semi-evergreen perennial to 15cm in height, with narrowly oblong, dark green leaves and short, erect racemes of pale or deep blue flowers
Europe, SW Asia
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
SoilLoam, Sand, Chalk
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Suitable for rock garden, trough or alpine house
Propagate by seed or division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to a downy mildew, powdery mildews and a leaf spot
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