Veronica – Magic Show® Pink Potion

Garden Height
14 - 16
Spacing
18 - 22
Spread
18 - 22
Habit
Clump Forming
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance 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.

Needs Good Drainage

Maintenance Category Moderate

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Landscape, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil, Poor Soil

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8, B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 75 - 100

Light Requirements Medium, High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Late Spring through Summer Finish. Standard PPP, except for bare root which will use a single plant in a 2 gallon planter. A 2 gallon from a liner can use 1-3 plants.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-8
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-10
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

None needed. B-Nine at 2500 ppm or Sumagic at 5 ppm can help control stretch if needed.

Sweet Lullaby is naturally dwarf and should not need PGR's. When growing in a 2 gallon container a pinch will be helpful.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Powdery and Downy Mildew can be problematic, treat as needed.

Scout for aphids and thrips, treat as needed.

Grower Tips

-Hocus Pocus and Purpleicious may be grown in quarts to 2 gallon containers.
-Sweet Lullaby works best in quarts and gallons.

-Veronica that are not vernalized will not flower. Nine weeks of vernalization will usually be sufficient for flowering.