3 – 9


1 – 3 feet


full sun

By: Meriel Bradley

Speedwell – also known as¬†Veronica –¬† is an easy to care for perennial with a wonderfully long blooming season in shades of blue, purple, pink, and white.

It is a very bee and butterfly friendly plant – mine is always covered in bees – so this is a must-have for a bee-friendly garden.

It can be divided every couple of years in the fall or spring, so you can tuck extra plants into empty spaces in your sunny borders, or give away to neighbours, family, or friends.

Quick Facts

Grows best in full sun

Blooms from spring until fall

Cut spent blooms to encourage flowering

Hardy zones 3 – 9

Bees love the flowers

Grows 1 – 3 feet tall


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