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Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Fascination’ for bees

by Diane - July 27th, 2012.
Filed under: Bees, Crocus.

Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Fascination’
culver’s root

size: 2 litre pot available within 2-3 days £7.99 £5.99 Buy
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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: July to August
Flower colour: bluey-mauve
Hardiness: fully hardy

Self-supporting spires of bluey-mauve flowers from July to August above whorls of deep green leaves. The delicate, tubular flowers add vertical interest to the back of a border and associate well with prairie style planting. Best grown in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Garden care: Divide plants in spring. Apply a generous 5-7cm mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant in spring.
Eventual Height: 1.8m
Eventual Spread: 0.5m