Culvers Root (Veronicastrum Virginicum)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $6.00

Very distinguished, 6 in. long candle like spikes of pinkish white flowers bloom on upright plants. Flowers bloom for four to six weeks in late summer. Good cut flower.
Culture: Grow in full sun to partial shade.

Native Environment: Prairie, Woodland/Savanna
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
USDA Symbol: vevi4
Height: 4 to 7 feet
Spread: 2 to 4 feet
Color: White
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: July to August
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, rich soils. 
Suggested Use: Rain Gardens, Rainscaping,
Use Medicinal: The root contains a powerful emetic and cathartic
Nature Attracting: Butterfly, Native Bees, Honey Bee
**Supports Conservation Biological Control: A plant that attracts predatory or parasitoid insects that prey upon pest insects.
**This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower
Tolerate: Wet Soil