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Culver’s Root

Culver's root flowers
Photo credit: Crazytwoknobs

Culver’s Root
(Veronicastrum virginicum)

Height:

  • 3-6 feet

Bloom:

  • June to August

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun to Part shade

Soil moisture:

  • Medium to moist

Provides food for:

  • Honey bees (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Hummingbirds (flowers),
  • Butterflies (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

  • Foliage has a clumping growth form
  • Good addition to rain gardens
  • May flop over if too shady or on too steep of a slope
  • Has a history of use in traditional, herbal medicines

Native Range:

USDA range map for Culver's root
Map credit: USDA Plants Database

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