Veronica decorosa – Speedwell

Veronica decorosa now known as Derwentia decorosa Veronica decorosa is now known as Derwentia decorosa

A small shrub that can be short lived, with attractive numerous white and pink flowers in winter and spring. Likes acid to neutral well drained soils, in a sunny position. Prune back after flowering to encourage a more compact habit. This plant is now known as Derwentia decorosa, and is native to South Australia.

Scientific Name:Veronica decorosa
Common Name:Speedwell
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:White, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Needs regular watering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Border plant



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants