Veronicastrum virginicum

Also known as:

  • Leptandra virginica
  • Blackroot
  • Veronica virginica
  • Bowman's Root
  • Culver's Root
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Plant Type

perennial

Zones

3a-8b

Size

H:2'-6'
W:1'-3'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture, regular

Sun Exposure:

sun, part sun, part shade

Features

Flowers:

purple / violet

Flowering Time:

summer

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Rushville, Illinois

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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3380 No. 6 Road Richmond, British Columbia

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Boehm's Garden Center

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Rushville, Illinois

217-322-6644

Prairie Nursery

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W7262 Dover Ct Westfield, Wisconsin

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800-476-9453

Arrowhead Alpines

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1310 N Gregory Road PO Box 857 Fowlerville, Michigan

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517-223-3581

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Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Lofty racemes of lilac rose work well in the center or back of the border. Stems can reach 5' tall.

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Richmond, British Columbia

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A lovely, tall, back of the border, late-flowering clumper that loves moist feet and good sun. I particularly admire its white elegance in the evenings when it reminds me of a candelabra! Plants bulk up with time offering large clumps of white spires and attractive foliage whorled at regular intervals along the stems. A native from Manitoba east and south to Florida.

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Westfield, Wisconsin

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This stately specimen is prized for its well-defined, clean lines. Elegant spires of white flowers crown the whorls of deep green leaves. Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum) creates a unique vertical accent, and can be combined with other white flowers to create 'White Gardens' and 'Moon Gardens'. Hardy to Zones 3 - 8.

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Fowlerville, Michigan

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A giant sized plant that does indeed look rather veronica like, reaching over 6 feet tall when mature and happy with many long spikes of white flowers over a long period in early summer. Easy and tough in full sun, the perfect antidote to all those overly dwarf perennial varieties. Zone 3

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