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botanical name:
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Erica'
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Erica' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Culver's root
family:  Plantaginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Clump forming perennial, lance-shaped, toothed leaves and tall, slender, spikes of tiny pale pink flowers opening from reddish buds, in mid to late summer.

Sun or light shade and moist well drained soil, but quite drought tolerant.

By division

Attractive to bees and butterflies. Good for cutting.

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