Culver's root

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Temptation'

Culver's root - Veronicastrum virginicum  'Temptation'

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

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 175.00 m (17500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

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

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

Loosely formed racemes of rose-purple tubular flowers from July to September above whorls of deep green leaves. A great plant for creating an impression in the garden towards the end of summer. Best planted towards the back of a sunny or partially shady border 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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