Digger’s Speedwell

Parahebe perfoliata

A rare and much-prized perennial that resembles a tiny eucalyptus with is leathery grayish-silver rounded leaves! In mid-Summer tiny delicate periwinkle-blue star-shaped flowers appear and are showy for weeks and are a great insect attractant. This wonderful pollinator plant and cut flower has lived in the OAEC Mother Garden since the late 1980s.

Water: Drought tolerant once established but responds well to Summer watering

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Perennial woody herb grows to 30" tall

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade

Soil: Average, well-draining soil

Origin: Tasmania

Digger’s Speedwell