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Veronica (Speedwell)

The Veronica genus is made up of around 500 different species of flowering plants, the largest genus in the Plantaginaceae family, also known as the plantain family.  Most of these plants come from temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Veronica At A Glance You can recognize Veronica plants by their tall flower spikes, which are absolutely covered in tiny flowers, … Read More

Viola (Violet)

A favorite of gardeners everywhere, what violets lack in size, they make up for with buckets of character. You’ll find them growing across the world as bedding plants, and most hail from temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere. They’ll hold their own in any planting scheme you may have in mind, as long as you place them at the front … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With V

Valerian Common valerian, or Valeriana officinalis, is a great perennial plant which is very hardy, and has some practical uses in traditional herbal medicine.  It also has a lot of ornamental value, not just for adding height and variety into borders, but also to provide nectar for pollinators. This plant is not to be confused with red valerian, which is … Read More

Violet (Viola) Flowers: Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

Violets are some of the most cheerful little flowers you can give to someone, but they are also incredibly satisfying and uplifting to have them in your own garden.  They’re really easy plants to grow, which is why so many people use them as bedding plants, to fill out containers and gaps in their garden planting schemes. While you might … Read More

Violet Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Violets and pansies can get mixed up very easily, as they have similar appearances, and the names are often interchangeable.  Usually, violets refer to the much smaller and petite flower. They bloom both in early spring and summer, and even the early days of autumn, depending on the type and when you plant them. They are a favorite flower among … Read More

Top 9 Vine Plants With Purple Flowers You Can Grow

If you’re after a trailing or climbing plant to add some color to your garden, purple vines are a good choice. They add both height and interest to your garden, covering any bare fences, trellises, and arbors you have waiting for the perfect plant.  They’ll also thrive in places other plants wouldn’t dream of tolerating. Most are so easy to … Read More

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