Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'Common Name: 'Culver's root'
A charming, clump-forming perennial with upright stems of narrow, lilac-blue flower spikes which twist out at odd angles. The leaves are formed in whorls up the stem. Smaller, branching, lateral flower spikes also occur when in full bloom. Jul-Sep. H150cm S45cm.
Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, moist soil in full sun or partial shade. Excellent for providing vertical interest in the herbaceous border and useful in prairie plantings and it associates well with grasses. A magnet for bees.