Culver's root

Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow'

Culver's root - Veronicastrum virginicum  f. roseum  'Pink Glow'

Common Name: Culver's root
Genus: Veronicastrum
Species: virginicum f. roseum
Cultivar: 'Pink Glow'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.65 m (65 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to September

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

Branching spires of pale pink almost white tubular flowers from July to September above whorls of deep green leaves. An excellent plant for adding impact in the garden towards the end of summer. The flowers associate well with prairie style planting and also add height to the back of a sunny or partially shady border. Best grown in a 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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