Flower Database

Veronica persica

Basic information
Flower Name
Veronica persica
Formal Name
Veronica persica
Alias
Bird's Eye, 瑠璃唐草, 大犬の陰嚢, Persian speedwell, Large field speedwell, Winter speedwell
Habitat
Europe
Morph
grass for two years
Comment
Veronica persica, or bird's eye, Oh-inu-no-fuguri (scientific name: Veronica persica) is a herbaceous grass of the genus Stag beetle, which is native to Europe and is regarded as a naturalized plant in Japan.
From early spring to early summer, it is a wild grass that grows naturally throughout Japan, under trees, even in sunny meadows and urban areas. A very small blue flowers bloom so that they stick to the ground. It is a day flower blooming in the morning and closing in the evening. The Japanese name is disappointing because flowers are lovely.
In a similar flower, Nemophila menzyii 'insignis blue' (Nemophila menziesii 'Insignis blue ') .
Generic name: Veronica persica, Scientific name: Veronica persica, aka: Bird's Eye, Oh-inuno fuguri, Persian speedwell, Large field speedwell, winter speedwell, Place of origin: Europe , Habitat distribution: Japan nationwide, environment: field, grass height: 10 to 25 cm, leaf shape: broad ovoid, leaf height: 1 to 2 cm, leaf margin: saw tooth, flower symmetrical flowers : Flower inflorescence: spikes, corolla: 4 flowers, flower season: February to May, flower color: sky blue, flower diameter: 5 mm, stamens number: 2, remarks: moth flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Plantaginaceae
Genus
Veronica
Species
V. persica
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Other
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Blue
Season
Feb Mar Apr May
Height
10  ~ 25  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5