Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver’s Root) [40 Seeds]

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$3.95

Germination Information: I recommend these seeds for experienced seed-starters only, because they are extremely tiny and need careful handling.

The easiest approach is to surface-sow (do not cover) the seeds in fall to late winter, setting them outdoors so they can get a chilling period and then germinate when conditions are right in spring.

If you sow after January, set the pot in a plastic bag in your refrigerator for 2 to 3 months before moving it to a bright place for germination. (Remove the bag if the pot will be exposed to any direct sun.)

It is possible that these seeds could germinate if you sow them in moist, bright conditions, ideally around 55°F to 60°F. But if you try that and no seedlings appear within a month or so, then try the refrigerator-chilling approach above before moving them back to warmth and light.

Note that this information will not appear on the seed packet you receive.

Please read the description as well before ordering.

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Culver’s root (Veronicastrum virginicum) produces slender, spiky clusters of white flowers in mid- or late summer, followed by long-lasting seedheads atop stems that can reach anywhere from 5 to 7 feet tall. (Cutting the stems back by about half their height in late spring to early summer can encourage somewhat shorter, bushier growth, if desired.) The flowers of this U.S. native attract many bees, syrphid flies, butterflies, and other pollinators and look right at home paired with other tall native plants, such as switch grasses (Panicum), Joe-Pye weeds (Eutrochium), and giant coneflower (Rudbeckia maxima). Full sun to light shade. Perennial; Zones 3 to 8.

Harvested in September and October 2020. At least 40 seeds.

Please read the germination information as well before ordering.

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1 review for Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver’s Root) [40 Seeds]

  1. Janet K. (verified owner)

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    gonna try again in fall

    Hi Janet. I sent you a refund for the seeds. Could you tell me why they didn’t work out for you: Did they not germinate, or did something happen to them after that? [Edit: I’m glad we were able to connect, Janet. Sounds like you had good germination results with most of the seeds you ordered but had some challenges after that. I’m glad you are planning to try again!]
    -Nan

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