Veronicastrum virginicum 'Cupid'Common Name: 'Culver's root'
Whorls of lance-shaped, pointed, toothed, dark green leaves. Upright stems of slender lilac-blue flower spikes. Smaller, branching, lateral flower spikes also occur when in full bloom. Jul-Sep. H120cm S60cm.
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.