PHOTOGRAPHY: Veronica Spicata & Helianthus Annuus

Veronica Spicata is a species of flowering plant in the family Plantaginaceae. It is 1-3 feet (0.30-0.91m) tall and bears 1 foot long spikes with blue, purple and white flowers.
Helianthus Annuus, the common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus Helianthus grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. The plant was first domesticated in the Americas. Wild Helianthus Annus is a widely branched annual plant with many flower heads. The domestic sunflower, however, often possesses only a single large infloresence atop an unbranched stem.