Turkish Speedwell

Veronica liwanensis

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Description: Low-growing, slowly spreading perennial groundcover. Plant Select winner for 1997. Tiny oval leaves are dark green and form a dense mat of dark green foliage. Clusters of small, light-blue flowers bloom throughout the spring. Tolerant of many soil types and drought.
Plant Care: Occasional trimming required for overgrowth along sidewalks and beds and to maintain uniform growth. Minimal fertilization can help to promote new growth.

Plant Attributes:

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Mature Size: 1-3" tall x 12-24" wide
Utah Native: No
Plant Select: Yes
Salt Tolerant: Yes
Deer Resistant: Yes
Pollinator Friendly: No
Foliage Interest: No
Localscapes: Infill Plant, Park Strip Plant, Central Open Shape
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Bloom Color: Blue, Purple
Bloom Season: Late Spring
Bloom Period: May - May

Plant Needs:

Light Requirement: Sun to Shade
Irrigation Requirement:     Low

Garden Location:

  • Commercial Concepts
    • JVWCD Building
  • Design Path
    • Design Ideas-Middle
  • Localscapes Path
    • Localscapes Exhibit
    • Park Strip #4
  • Planting Path
    • Nursery Shopping
    • Turf Alternatives
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter