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.