Scientific Name: Veronica spicata
Common Name: veronica, speedwell
Family Name: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia, Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract birds, Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Herb, Perennial border, Screening, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Lanceolate, Linear, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Purple, Pink, Jun-Jul-Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves long, narrow, and toothed; florets small and tightly clustered in racemes.