Lus cré garraí
Common Name: Common Field-speedwell
Scientific Name: Veronica persica
Gaelic: Lus cré garraí
Identification Tips; Speedwell is a pretty blue flower 8 – 12mm across on thin stem, max 20cm high. The corolla has four lobes, the lower one smaller and white. It has two stamens. Hairy oval leaves are pale green with toothed margins.
Flowering; All year round
A bit more about Speedwell
Travellers were once given a bunch of blue flowers before heading off to sea and wished ‘Speedwell’.