Beautiful color all summer to be viewed at a small distance due to constant bee activity. But I plan on getting more for sure.
Magic Show® 'Purple Illusion' Spike Speedwell Veronica hybrid
Thick, rosy purple flower wands are borne prolifically atop a rounded, low clump of deep green foliage. Try planting in combination containers or near the front of the border.Award WinnerLong BloomingSalt TolerantAttracts:ButterfliesHummingbirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:16 - 18 InchesSpacing:16 - 18 InchesSpread:16 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:Rosy purpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Deep greenHabit:Clump FormingContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Fertile SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Alkaline SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance Notes:
This plant grows best in average, humus enriched, well-drained soil and full sun. Though it will survive in partial shade, it flowers best in sun. Shear back after blooming.Magic Show® 'Purple Illusion' Veronica hybrid USPPAF 31,301, Can PBRAF
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Mark B, Michigan, United States, 2 years ago
Beautiful and easy to grow!!Barb Webb, Missouri, United States, 2 years ago
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2020 Top Performer Penn State