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Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
Botanical Name:Veronica plebeia
4 synonyms:   Veronica calycina , Veronica deltoidea , Veronica elongata , Veronica vitifolia
Common Name:Creeping Speedwell , Trailing Speedwell
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Plant
Type(s):
Ground Cover (up to 30 cm), Low Growing Shrub (30 cm to 1 m)
Growing
Conditions:
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Shade
Moist, Well Drained
Size
(HxW):
2 m wide
Foliage:Dark green heart-shaped leaves to 25mm long.
Flowers:Loose clusters of violet flowers to 5mm long, from September to January
General
Comments:
A low growing creeping perennial herb.  An attractive groundcover in shaded areas. Spreads readily in ideal conditions.


Further
Information:
  1. Whitehorse Council
  2. Yarra Ranges Council (Victora, close to us)
  3. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (VICFLORA, technical, good photos)
  4. Wikipedia (free online encyclopedia)
  5. iNaturalist
  6. NatureMapr (Canberra)
  7. Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew UK, technical)


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