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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers' (Culver's root)

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers'

Culver's root

(syn. Lavendelturm)

This Pagels introduction is outstanding! A regal plant that hovers above the border with long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid summer. Whorled foliage provides an interesting foil for early summer bloomers.

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Height

4-5 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Bloom Color

Lavender

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-10

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers' Growing and Maintenance Tips

V. virginicum can be found in thickets and prairies of Vermont to Manitoba south to Louisiana and Georgia. Prefers moist, well-drained soils in full to partial sun. Tolerant of a variety of soils. Propagate by seed, cuttings or division in spring. Deadhead to prolong blooming season. Best used in the back of a perennial border, in meadow or naturalized gardens.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Butterflies
Butterflies
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Native to North America
Moist Sun