Definition of speedwell in English:


Syllabification: speed·well
Pronunciation: /ˈspēdˌwel


  • A small creeping herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, with small blue or pink flowers.
    • Genus Veronica, family Scrophulariaceae: several species, including the germander speedwell
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    • With the onset of summer there's the cow parsley, poppies, honeysuckle, wild roses, speedwell, ragged robin and foxgloves.
    • Alternative landscape plants might include spiked speedwell, lilies, Siberian iris, spiked gayfeather and garden sage.
    • Notorious sun lovers are daylilies, sedium, and speedwell.

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