Common Name: Speedwell, Bird’s Eye, Gypsyweed

Botanical Name: Veronica spicata

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native: Northern Europe and Asia

Colors: Various shades of purple, pink, blue and white.

Description: Known for its spikes of dozens of densely arranged small florets and its rounded stems, veronicas have some loose clusters of saucer-shaped flowers. Veronica plants are long-lasting and quite easy to grow.

Fun Facts: There are more than 500 different species of Veronica.