Scientific Name: Veronicastrum virginicum
Common Name: Culver's root
Family Name: Plantaginaceae
Origin: U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Whorled, Soft flexible, Lanceolate, Oblanceolate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Pink, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Nov
Key ID Features:
Erect perennial, leaves whorled, lance-shaped, pointed, toothed, dark green, about 15cm long; florets in racemes, white to pink or bluish.