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Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver root

Tall, white blooms above whorled foliage give this native an elegant look.

Grows best in moist to wet soils in full sun to part shade.  Attracts butterflies. 


3-6 ft


2-4 ft

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Veronicastrum virginicum Characteristics


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Flowering Months

  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

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