Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow'

culver's root

2 litre pot
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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 September
  • Flower colour: pale pink
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Branching spires of pale pink, almost white tubular flowers from July to September above whorls of deep green leaves. An excellent plant for adding impact in the garden towards the end of summer. The flowers associate well with prairie style planting and also add height to the back of a sunny or partially shady border. Best grown in a fertile, moist, well-drained soil.

  • 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.

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  • Q:

    are theses invasive, ie spread quickly,
    is this the same as "pink spike"
    Asked on 6/2/2014 by CELIA from United Kingdom

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      A:

      Hello,

      These are quite big plants, however I have never heard of them becoming invasive. I am not familiar with a Veronicastrum called 'Pink Spike' and it is also not listed in the RHS Plant Finder so I am not able to look into it further.

      Answered on 6/5/2014 by helen from crocus
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