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Veronica ‘Purpleicious’
Veronica ‘Purpleicious’
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Veronica ‘Purpleicious’

Hybrid Speedwell

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.540.590

Award Winner. Spike Speedwell is the most popular of the various varieties available. This compact selection features colourful spikes of unusual, deep, violet-purple that last from late spring through summer, over a low mound of shiny dark-green leaves. Useful in the sunny border, especially dramatic when massed, as well as in containers. Floriferous and long blooming. Excellent cut flower. Removing faded spikes will encourage more buds to form. Easy and colourful. Developed by Jan Verschoor in the Netherlands. USPP#17639: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Veronica ‘Purpleicious’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate