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Speedwell

Veronica 'Stelleri'

Also known as

Bird's eye

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Speedwell Overview

This is a shrubby species with about 200 or so herbaceous evergreen perennials. Some are prostrate, creeping plants. The flowers are small pink, white, or blue and bloom in the summer.

Common problems with Speedwell

How to propagate Speedwell

Cuttings

You can propagate by division in the spring or autumn, by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Division

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Speedwell

Grown for their usually blue flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.