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Turkish Speedwell

Plant Details

Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Description: Low-growing, slowly spreading perennial groundcover that makes a great low-maintenance lawn alternative. Plant Select winner for 1997. Tiny oval leaves are dark green, and form a dense mat of dark green foliage. Clusters of small, lavender-blue flowers bloom throughout the spring. Tolerant of many soil types, drought, and shade.


Perennial - Evergreen (soft-stemmed plants that keep their leaves and color during winter): remove spent blooms to promote a rebloom later. To avoid winter stress, wait until spring to identify what portions of the plant are still alive and then remove the rest.


Mature Size: 1-3" tall x 12-24' wide
Utah Native: No
Pollinator Friendly: Yes
Foliage Colors: Dark Green
Bloom Colors: Blue, Purple

Bloom Seasons: Late Spring
Bloom Period: May

Growing Conditions

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Light Requirement: Full sun or shade (0-6+ hours)
Irrigation Requirement: Low (1/2' every 10-14 days)

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Draper City Hall
1020 E. Pioneer Road
Draper, UT 84020

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