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|
|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|
|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 this plant.