Culver’s root


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Culver’s root
(Veronicastrum virginicum)

Height:

    • 3-6 feet

Bloom:

    • June to August

Classification:

    • Native
    • Perennial

Sun:

    • Full sun to Part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Medium to moist

Used by:

    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Butterflies (flowers),

Notes:

    • Foliage has a clumping growth form
    • Good addition to rain gardens
    • May flop over if too shady or on too steep of a slope
    • Has a history of use in traditional, herbal medicines

Backyard Ecology articles:

Culver’s Root: Providing a Summertime Bounty of Nectar and Pollen

Native range in North America:

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