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botanical name:
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Culver's root
family:  Plantaginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Clump forming perennial, lance-shaped, toothed leaves and erect slender spikes of lilac-purple flowers, freely produced 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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