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Veronicastrum virginicum, also known as Culver's Root, is a stunning perennial plant that is a great addition to any garden for vertical interest.

 

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

This plant thrives in moist, well-drained soil and is adaptable to a variety of soil types, making it an excellent choice for a range of garden environments.

 

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:

Culver's Root also prefers full sun to partial shade, and will perform best in these conditions.

 

SIZE:

This plant grows to a height of 3-6 feet, with a spread of 1-2 feet, making it a striking presence in any garden.

 

BLOOM TIME/COLOR:

Veronicastrum virginicum blooms in mid to late summer with elegant, spike-like clusters of white flowers that attract pollinators and add a pop of color to the landscape.

 

COMPANION PLANTS:

This plant pairs beautifully with ornamental grasses other perennials such as echinacea, rudbeckia, and monarda, creating a lovely, harmonious garden display.

 

LARVAL HOST:

As an added bonus, Culver's Root also serves as a larval host plant for the black swallowtail butterfly, making it a valuable addition to any butterfly garden. With its attractive appearance and beneficial role in supporting wildlife, Veronicastrum virginicum is a valuable and versatile plant for any garden.

 

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's Root)

$15.00Price
May 15th
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