Digger's Speedwell is part of the Parahebe genus. Its scientific name is Parahebe perfoliata. The botanical name epithet for Digger's Speedwell (perfoliata) means 'with the leaf surrounding the stem'.
evergreen shrublet with blue-green perfoliate leaves and small intricate blue-lilac flowers on floppy stems. Good for a sunny rockery.A type of ornamental, it mainly grows as an evergreen plant - which means it retains leaves throughout the year. Normally grows with a ground covering habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
Australia is believed to be where Digger's Speedwell originates from.
Digger's Speedwell is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Digger's Speedwell so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Digger's Speedwell so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Digger's Speedwell plants: