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PlantFiles: Persian Speedwell
Veronica persica

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Veronica (veh-RON-ih-ka) (Info)
Species: persica (PER-see-kuh) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kim_M On Apr 5, 2010, Kim_M from Hamburg, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

I love Persian Speedwell. It always lets me know that Spring has arrived. It is a delightful little flower in full bloom. Showing up it patches here and there and bringing a little color to the onset of Spring.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Metcalfe,
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Hi Hat, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Mc Dowell, Kentucky
Traverse City, Michigan
Newark, Ohio
Salem, Oregon
Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Royersford, Pennsylvania
Benton, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Garland, Texas
Roanoke, Virginia



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