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Week 5 – February 04, 2023

Plant Information

Veronica Purple Leia

  • Veronica Purple Leia - Bloom
  • Veronica Purple Leia - Garden
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Veronica hybrida

Common Name: Spike Speedwell

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height: 28 - 30" (71 - 76cm)

Width: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: ‘Purple Leia’ joins popular companions ‘Blue Skywalker’ and ‘Lavender Lightsaber’, with rosy purple flowers covering the top half of the upright, columnar habit. This Veronica adds height to the middle of the border.

Grower Information:

‘Purple Leia’ joins popular companions ‘Blue Skywalker’ and 'Lavender Lightsaber,' with rosy purple flowers covering the top half of the upright, columnar habit. This Veronica adds height to the middle of the border.

'Purple Leia'

Protection Information: PP34,278

(Flowering Only License)