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Culver's Root

Botanical Name
Veronicastrum virginicum
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
3 to 6 feet
Width
2 to 4 feet
Flowers
Summer: spikes of densely packed white to pale blue tubular flowers, candelabra-like
Light
Full to part sun
Soil
Moist to wet, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Flower stems may need support when grown in too much shade
  • Plant required consistent moisture
  • Deadheaded can extend bloom time
  • Attactive to many butterflies, moths, bees and other beneficial insects
  • This native can be found growing in moist meadows and prairies
Varieties
  • Apollo - lavender flowers, up to 60 inches tall
  • Fascination - lavender flowers, up to 60 inches tall
  • Pink Glow - pale pink flowers, up to 48 inches tall
  • Lavendelturm - lavender flowers, up to 60 inches tall

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