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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
By division

usage:
Attractive to bees and butterflies. Good for cutting.

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