Germander Speedwell 

A collection of Germander's cousins:

Speedwells

All photographs Copyright Germander Speedwell, but feel free to get in touch if you'd like to use any.

Water Speedwell
Common Field Speedwell

Above left: the ubiquitous Common Field Speedwell, and right: the less common Blue Water Speedwell

Wall Speedwell
Wall Speedwell - single tiny plant
Wall Speedwell in Herb Garden

Above and below: Wall Speedwell, found at Surrey Docks Farm.

This plant can vary enormously in size depending on situation; the above example, growing in a crack between paving, was only about 1cm tall, whereas that in the lower right was a single tall spike raising itself above a patch of basil.  

Thyme-leaved Speedwell
Thyme-leaved Speedwell - 3

Above and right: Thyme-leaved Speedwell, from a colony found in poor gravelly soil at Surrey Docks Farm.

 

Heath Speedwell in Queens Wood - 2
Heath Speedwell in Queens Wood - 3

Left and above:

Heath Speedwell, found in Queens Wood, Highgate.

Ivy-leaved Speedwell

Above: Ivy-leaved Speedwell - found everywhere, but never normally appreciated at this scale.