Speedwell

Veronica spp.

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Veronica is a large genus also known by the names speedwell, bird's eye, and gypsyweed, it contains around 200 species of herbaceous annual or perennial plants. These are considered easy to grow, producing long, beautiful spikes of dark purple, blue, pink or white flowers. They grow to around 90cm tall and flower from spring to autumn.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects

Attracts bees

Attracts butterflies

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Plantaginaceae

Flower colour

Multicoloured

Scent

Mild
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