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Veronica Purpleicious

Speedwell

$15.95 ea. (3+ discount) $15.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2020

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Plant Code: VEPU

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This variety brings violet purple to the garden and walks a nice line between the pink or blue tones of other Speedwell. The tall tapered spikes guide butterflies and hummingbirds right to their nectar-rich flowers. Floriferous and long blooming above narrow lance-shaped bushy foliage.

The positive attributes of Speedwell such as easy to grow, low maintenance, deer resistant, great cut flowers and adored by butterflies make Veronica Purpleicious a must-have plant.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-20"
Spacing: Plant 12-18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Purple
Accent: Rose
Patent: PP17,639
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Veronica General Information

Veronica provide some of the clearest true blues available in perennials, along with rich purples, pinks, and whites. Neat tidy plants have glossy foliage and will fill in without overpowering. Long-lasting color.

Veronica Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. To keep tidy plants, shear back by 1/2 after flowering. If not cut back in summer, prune down to basal growth in late autumn.