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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

Culver's Root

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Culver's Root is a Nova Scotian native plant that ought to have a wider audience. 'Fascination' may be just the right selection to make that happen. This tall, and tough perennial grows to an imposing height of 150 cm, when it displays many branching spires of nectar-rich lilac-rose flowers. Given its size, it plays well at the back of sunny borders, or even among shrub beds. This is yet another plant that is loved by pollinators of all kinds.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Height: 120 cm to 150 cm
Spread: 30 cm to 60 cm
Soil Requirements: Average moist well drained soils, tolerant of clay and wet soils
Bloom Time Mid summer to early fall
Planting Time: Mid spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Native gardens, cottage gardens, mixed borders, shrub borders, meadow gardens, butterfly gardens, accent plant
Flower Colour & Shape: Candelabra-like branched spires of tiny lilac pink flowers, held aloft on very tall stems
Foliage: Lance shaped dark green leaves appear in collar-like whorls at intervals up the tall stems
Benefits: Native plant, extended bloom season, deer and rabbit resistant, tolerant of clay and wet sites, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, good cut flowers

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