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Veronica Magic Show® 'Purple Illusion'
ENLARGE IMAGE Photo credit: Walters Gardens
  • Purple Illusion veronica is a compact perennial with very vivid purple flower spikes
  • Purple Illusion veronica is a compact perennial with very vivid purple flower spikes
  • Purple Illusion veronica is a compact perennial with very vivid purple flower spikes

Veronica Magic Show® 'Purple Illusion'

Vibrantly colorful veronica
Item: #VERPI1Q
ZONE 4,5,6,7,8
As low as $13.99
  • Outstanding bright purple blooms
  • Useful compact habit
  • Deer resistant
  • Attracts bees & butterflies
  • Compact habit at only 16-18" tall
  • Blooms summer-fall if spent blooms are removed
  • Ship size: Jumbo 1 Quart
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Veronica Magic Show® 'Purple Illusion' Description

  • Wow! Super bright purple flower spikes
  • Blooms for weeks in summer
  • Deer resistant
  • Useful small habit is perfect for planting at the front of a flower bed, along paths, even containers

Special features: Attracts butterflies, Cold hardy, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Easy care, Fast growing, Long blooming, Multi-seasonal interest, Pest resistant, Rabbit resistant, Salt tolerant, Season extender


Quick Facts

  • Botanical name:
    Veronica 'Purple Illusion'
  • Common name:
    Spike speedwell
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Sun to part shade
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    1 quart
  • Soil type:
  • Soil moisture:
  • Height x width:
    16-18" X 16-18"
  • Flower color:
  • Foliage color:
  • Bloom season:
    Early summer-fall
  • Uses:
    Container gardening, Cottage gardening, Edging, Ground cover,Massing, Ornamental, Small spaces,
  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI
  • Patent #:Magic Show PPAF



Soil: Easily grown in any average, well-drained soil.
Light: Full sun or light shade. .
Water: Best performance occurs with consistent, regular moisture with sharp soil drainage (particularly in winter).
Spacing: 15-18"
Fertilizing: Feed with a general purpose slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Winterizing: Cut back to basal growth in late autumn.
Maintenance & pruning: Removing faded blooms encourages rebloom. Cut back fade spikes to the new growth at their base. This improves their appearance.