3 – 9
1 – 3 feet
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.
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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