Veronica is able to flourish in blistering heat and full sun with hardly any water for weeks on end. Her juicy leaves contain a gel-like substance that contains numerous beneficial compounds for all sorts of ailments, most notably sunburn.
Bright and direct light.
Once every 2-3 weeks and likes to dry out completely.
Mildly toxic to pets.
Small: ~12-16" tall and a 4" pot.
Month-long meditation trip? Count this one in.
Pro-tip: The medicinal gel inside the leaves can be used for burns. Keep in the kitchen for easy access.