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With foot-long flower spikes in blue, purple, white or pink shades, Veronica can be found around the globe.
Commonly known as speedwell, bird’s eye, or gypsyweed, it is valued for its ease of growth and long bloom time. Some species of Veronica are edible and nutritious, with a watercress-like flavor.
The Veronica is a beloved, old-fashioned flower from the Veronica spicata (spiked speedwell) plant. The plant grows up to 3 feet tall and produces long flower spikes in a variety of colors. A few common Veronica varieties include blue ('Royal Candles'), red ('Red Fox') and white ('Noah Williams'). In the United Kingdom, Veronica is the official county flower of Montgomeryshire. plantain family Plantaginaceae. It is native to Europe and western Asia.
Growing in open areas such as meadows, it is considered to be a medicinal herb. Easy to grow and a popular pollinator flower, Veronica is a beautiful addition to any garden.
Exuding old-fashioned elegance and grace, the flower adds a lovely feathery texture to any bouquet.
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Symbolizing true love, it is also popular for wedding flower arrangements.
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