Scientific Name: Veronica repens
Common Name: creeping speedwell
Family Name: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: < 0.1m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Ground cover, Herb, Rock garden, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Crenate, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Pink, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Creeping ground cover <4cm high, leaves oval (almost round), most blades 7-12mm long, margins with 1-2 pairs of tiny notches; flowers white to blue, 4 petals, late May-June.