Speedwell (Veronica longifolia) in the Veronicas Database

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Botanical names:
Veronica longifolia Accepted
Pseudolysimachion longifolium Synonym

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials

Honey Bees in the Garden:  JulyHoney Bees in the Garden: July
July 6, 2011

Independence Day and the beginning of the hottest days of summer, the Dog Days, are the major events in July. Gardeners and honey bees are trying to keep cool and harvesting food.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 9, 2012 5:52 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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