Genus of about 250 species of perennials and annuals. Found naturally in open woodlands, sunny meadows, rocky sites, and swampy bottoms. The leaves are either lanced shaped, toothed, rounded, or oblong, and are produced in opposite pairs up and down the main stalk. The flowers are normally outward facing and are up to 1/2" across, in colors of purple, pink, blue, or white. These plants are commonly native to Europe and are now cultivated world-wide for their exquisite bloom and growth habit. Our Veronica plants are top performing perennials that offer seasons of interest in leaf and flower displays.