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Veronica Purple Leia

Scientific Name : Veronica hybrida
Common Name : Spike Speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : 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.
Idea & Tips : Tolerant of most well-drained soil types and partial shade, though plants will bloom heavier in full sun. Removing spent flowers may promote reblooming.
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 InformationPPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Walters Gardens
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