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What are these little blue flowers?

Hi all, I have seen these little blue flowers growing amongst the grass where I work. Have been wondering for a while if anyone knows what they are? and if it would be possible for me to grow some! Thanks in advance! 

 

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  • Forester2Forester2 Posts: 1,477

    Looks like speedwell,

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,102

    Veronica persica aka Speedwell or Bird's Eye 

     

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,848

    They grow very easily, I like them in my grass but some people spend a lot of time and money getting them out

  • landgirl100landgirl100 Posts: 655

    Actually, this is Germander Speedwell, Veronica chamaedrys. You can see the two lines of hairs on the stem which is the distinguishing feature of this species. It is this species that is sometimes known as Birdseye Speedwell - although we all know common names can be used for more than one species!

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,102

    Now I shall have to go and lie on my tummy on the back lawn and see which one we've got ............. 

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,102

    We have hairy stems image

     

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,848

    I've got V chamaedrys.

    I've got a huge clump of ragged robin growing in mown grass this year. One week off from mowing and it's nearly in flower. I hope OH (mower man) will agree to let it flower. He says paths are paths and need mowing.image but we may come to an agreement, you can get round itimage

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,102

    You could tell him that loads of people need the seed image

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,848

    I will Doveimage

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 48,932

    I get a lot of that in the grass. It's not too big an issue and it's very subtle on the whole. I hope to leave it in a little corner once the garden is finished so that I can have a little 'untended' area for bees. image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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