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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

Spacing

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Violet

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.

Good Substitutions

Culver's root Veronicastrum virginicum

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower

Additional Information

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