Speedwell, or, The flower of Saint Veronica
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Speedwell, or, The flower of Saint Veronica verses by Anna J. Granniss

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Published by Darling & Company in Keene, N.H .
Written in English


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Statementwith a preface by the Rev. W. Garrett Horder ; by Anna J. Granniss.
ContributionsHorder, W. Garrett.
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Open LibraryOL14833361M

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Veronica is a large genus of about species of herbaceous perennials in the family Plantaginaceae, mostly native to the northern hemisphere with some species from the southern hemisphere. Veronica has tall spikes covered with showy, tubular or saucer-shaped flowers which bloom from spring to autumn. The flowers are so bright and beautiful and attractive to many pollinators. Veronica, also called Speedwell, is a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial with long spikes of small petals in purple, blue, pink, or white. Here’s how to grow veronica in your garden! This attractive plant grows in clusters from 1 to 3 feet tall, and blooms from spring to autumn. How to Deadhead or Prune Speedwell. Also known as veronica, speedwell (Veronica spp.) is a large group of perennial plants with spiky, brilliantly colored blooms in shades of purple, rose, blue. Long bloom season if faded flowers are removed. Blue Charm, to 2 feet tall, bears lavender-blue blossoms. Glory ('Royal Candles') is an exceptionally long-blooming, feet-high selection with blue-purple flowers. Icicle, to inches high, has white flower spikes. Red Fox ('Rotfuchs'), to 15 inches tall and wide, has deep rosy red blooms.

Veronica 'Blue Bomb' (Speedwell) is a compact, clump-forming perennial boasting uniquely branched flower plumes which are reminiscent of astilbe flowers. Blooming from early to late summer, the tightly bunched, bright blue flower spikes are comprised of hundreds of individual flowers. Veronica oltensis (Thyme Leaf Speedwell) is a beautiful, tenacious, small scale groundcover with thin stems of tiny evergreen leaves that cover themselves with blue flowers in early to mid-spring. Veronica oltensis is a little beauty that serves as an excellent crack filler between flagstone or pavers. Veronica, which is also called speedwell, is a multicolor perennial flower. See more pictures of perennial flowers. Veronica, or speedwell, is a roadside plant with masses of pretty flowers that "speed you well." In Ireland, a bit of the perennial plant was pinned onto clothes to keep travelers from : Betty Barr Mackey. Speedwell, Garden Speedwell, Long-Leaved Speedwell, Long Leaf Speedwell, Long Leaf Veronica (Veronica Longifolia) Previous Next Noted for their graceful and bountiful flowers, Speedwells (Veronica longifolia) are long-blooming, easy-care perennials that are prized by gardeners for the distinctive vertical lines they bring to the landscape.