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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album'


Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' has white candelabras held aloft on tall stems with whorls of architectural foliage.

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' is a lovely, tall, back of the border, late-flowering clumper that loves moist feet and good sun. I particularly admire its white elegance in the evenings when it reminds me of a candelabra. Plants bulk up with time offering large clumps of white spires and attractive foliage whorled at regular intervals along the stems. A native from Manitoba east and south to Florida.

Common Name: Culver's Root

Family: Plantaginaceae (The Plantain Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Moist to mesic black soil prairies, sand prairies, openings and edges of woodlands, thickets, savannas, and swampy meadows along rivers and ditches.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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