Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver’s Root

Culver’s Root is a beautiful prairie wetland plant with whorled leaves and spikes of white flowers in mid-summer. Prefers moister soil and full sun. Named after a Dr. Culver who prescribed the use of the plant as a laxative.

Height: 3-6 feet

Sun Requirements: Sun to part shade

Water Requirements: Normal to moist conditions

Flowers: White (sometimes pinkish or blueish) candelabra shaped flowers July to September

Attracts: Bees, butterflies, birds