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Beautiful Flowers and Shrubs

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Speedwell (11 of 14)

Plant in full sun to partial shade
Plant in rich, but well-drained soil
Fertilize as new growth appears in spring
Height: 15-18 inches; Width: 12-15 inches
Hardy in USDA zones (3)4-8:
Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring; plant may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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