Culver's Root

Culver's Root

Latin Name: Veronicastrum virginicum

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic / Wet

Soil: Loam / Clay

Size: 2-6 feet

Color: White

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Description: This striking plant in found in both wet and dry conditions. The flower is usually white, but occasionally pink. They are clustered on long, tapered spikes and bloom from the base to the tip. This plant grows tall, but responds well to being cut back to the ground in early spring. This results in a bushier plant with more flowers. Combine with Swamp milkweed, Bee-Balm and Joe-Pye weed.