Common Field Speedwell

Common Field Speedwell - Veronica persica Veronica persica


Colour: Bright blue
Flowering: Most of the year
Height: Up to 4" (10 cms)
Blooms: Four blue petals with one lighter and smaller
than the others


Common Field Speedwell    

The common field speedwell originated in Asia. Since becoming established in Britain, it has become one of the most widespread weeds.

The flowers are about 10mm diameter and bright blue. The flower head is made up of four petals with distinctive darker blue stripes radiating outwards. One of the petals is smaller and lighter than the others.

The leaves are triangular, serrated and hairy.

This plant is remarkably hardy and flowers most of the year. 

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