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Veronica   Veronica spicata
Butterfly Nectar Plant

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A Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus) drinks nectar from Veronica (Veronica spicata)

A Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus butterfly visits Veronica.
Botanical Name: Veronica spicata

Common Names: Speedwell, Veronica

Flower - Bloom color: lavender, purple, pink, white

Plant type: Perennial

Zone: 3 - 9

Light: Sun to light shade

Size: Up to 3'

Water: Average to dry

Soil: Average to dry

Propagation: Seed, cuttings, layering, division