February 4, 2023
Veronica spicata 'Inspire Pink' © onlineflowergarden.com

Veronica spicata 'Inspire Pink'

Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’ is a hardy perennial that is sometimes treated as an annual. It is also known as Speedwell ‘Inspire Pink’. It belongs to the Plantaginaceae family of plants. Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’ has pair leaves and spikes of small flowers. It is a clump-forming plant that flowers throughout summer and autumn. You can remove or deadhead flowers for more flowers. Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’ has pale pink flowers on 6″ or 18cm spikes. It is an easy growing and carefree plant for borders or containers.

Veronica spicata 'Inspire Pink'
Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’

Grow Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’ in the sun or partial shade. Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Prefers acid to the neutral type of soil. It grows to about 30cm or 1ft. tall. It attracts bees and butterflies, other beneficial insects, and pollinators. Propagate from division or by cuttings in summer. Watch out for powdery mildew, rust, leaf smut, or root rut.

Veronica spicata 'Inspire Pink'
Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’ at Regent’s Park, London
Veronica spicata 'Inspire Pink'
Veronica spicata ‘Inspire Pink’

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