Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

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Description

Soil: Hydric(Wet) to Mesic(Medium) Sun: Full to Part Height: 2′-6′ Color: White Blooms: July-August Flowers: The flower head is a long, dense spike of tiny tube-like flowers. The flowers are about 1/4″ long, with 4 petals and 2 stamens that are longer than the petals. Leaves: The 2″-6″ leaves are typically in whorls of 4-5, but sometimes up to 7. They are lance-shaped to linear-oblong and have serrated edges.

 

Suggested Uses:

This beautiful tall plant has dark green leaves that whorl around the stem. The spires of white flowers are striking! This is an excellent plant for use in a large rain garden!  An excellent choice for back of the border.  

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: Used by settlers to treat a wide variety of ailments. The root is toxic and the sap is a laxative. Other Uses: Butterflies Other Info: The flowers are very attractive to bees. Name: Named after a Dr. Culver who used it to cure many ills. Other Names:

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Weight 1 lbs
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