Scientific Name : Veronica x hybrida
Common Name : Speedwell
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Spring, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)
Height : 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Intense purple flowers and dark green foliage.
Idea & Tips : Full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
: Well-branched plants have a strong, tidy habit.
- Long-blooming variety with intense purple flowers and dark green foliage.
- Very healthy, disease-free cultivar.
Protection Information : PP17,639
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Beneficial for bulking and earlier flowering.
Long day obligate
Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Aphids, white fly
Unrooted: Plant by Week 35 (North), Week 40 (South) Rooted: Stick by Week 30 (North), Week 35 (South)
Unrooted: Plant by Week 32 (North), Week 37 (South) Rooted: Stick by Week 28 (North), Week 32 (South)
June to August
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