February 8, 2023
Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"

Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"

Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ is an easy grower belonging to the Plantaginaceae family of plants. It is also known as Culver’s-root, Culverphysic, Culver’s Physic, Bowman’s Root, or Black Root. A herbaceous perennial with creamy white flowers in the summer that grow to about 1.2 meters or 4ft. tall. It has lance-shaped and toothed foliage. Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ is native to eastern North America.

Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ looks great in borders as well as wildflower gardens. It has unbranched stems. It has whorled, serrated foliage. The flowers are spikes of racemes of tiny flowers. Flower racemes are about 10in or 25cm long.

Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ grows both in the sun and partial shade and likes moist well-drained soil. Propagate by division in spring. Deadhead the flowers to increase flowers. Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ is pest-free. Watch out for powdery mildew, downy mildew, and leaf spot.

Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"
Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’
Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"
Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’
Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"
Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ at Kew Gardens Borders
Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"
Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’
Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"
Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ as the flower ages

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