Spiked speedwell Veronica spicata

A deep violet-blue perennial whose flowers form a pyramid shape.

The deep-blue spikes of this rock plant are one of the celebrated rarities of Craig Breidden in Montgomery.

County flower of Montgomeryshire/Sir Drefaldwyn.

Distribution

Scattered in various unconnected sites south of the Scottish border in England and Wales.

Habitat

Limestone rocks.

Best time to see

Flowers from July to September.