Culver's root

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album'

Culver's root - Veronicastrum virginicum  'Album'

Common Name: Culver's root
Genus: Veronicastrum
Species: virginicum
Cultivar: 'Album'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.80 m (180 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Slender spires of white flowers from July to August above whorls of deep green leaves. This elegant perennial has self-supporting flowers making it ideal for adding height to sunny or partially shady border. It looks fabulous when planted with prairie plants or for adding vertical interest to white borders. Best grown in fertile moist well-drained soil.

  • Garden care: Divide plants in spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.

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