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Veronicastrum virginicum - Culvers Root

Sun Exposure: Sun, Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry

Soil Type: Sand-Loam, Loam, Loam-Clay

Height: 4 - 5 feet

Spread: 2 - 3 feet

Blooms: June, July, August

Root: Fibrous, Rhizome

Habitat: Prairies, Savannas, Open woodlands, Woodland borders, Wet meadows along rivers and ditches

Landscape uses: Pollinator garden, Rain garden, Meadow planting, Naturalization 

Complimentary Plants: Ohio Goldenrod, Rose Milkweed, Missouri Ironweed, Helen's Flower

Wildlife Value: Bees, flies and butterflies visit the flowers for pollen and nectar

Seed Origin: Elmvale, ON (Return of the Native nursery)

Germination Code: A, D


Photo credits: #1 by Sundaura Alford-Purvis, #2 by Krzysztof Ziarnek, #3 by cultivar413

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culvers Root

Comming Soon
  • The tall, white candelabra-like flower spikes offer a nice element to the landscape, and blooms for over a month. This plant is very verstaile in the landscape, adapting to many conditions, but does need some loam in the soil to retain moisture. 

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