Veronica repens Sunshine

Creeping Speedwell

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A ray of sunshine anywhere it is planted! Its wide creeping carpet of golden yellow leaves contrasts beautifully with blue or purple flowering neighbors. Great between stepping stones or in a rock garden or trough. Evergreen in southern gardens. Divides easily.

Veronica Sunshine is primarily grown for his stunning cheery foliage but will sometimes briefly bloom with clusters of pearl-white flowers in spring. This creeping Speedwell with its petite foliage closely resembles Baby’s Tears. A lovely mat-forming, ground-hugging perennial.


Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 1-2"
Spacing: Plant 6-12" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: White
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Foot Traffic Tolerant

Veronica General Information

Veronica provide some of the clearest true blues available in perennials, along with rich purples, pinks, and whites. Neat tidy plants have glossy foliage and will fill in without overpowering. Long-lasting color. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Veronica Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided almost anytime. Simply pull apart clump into smaller pieces and replant. Remove fallen leaves in late fall to prevent smothering over the winter.