Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

culver's root

2 litre pot
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A sea of lavender-blue tapers with tiny flowers, each with a warm-red eye, to pick up the late-summer pinks and blues in herbaceous borders

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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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.

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2.0

Pinky Lilac Colour..

By Tropical22

from Cheshire

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    Comments about Crocus Veronicastrum virginicum'Fascination':

    The colour is actually a pinky Lilac. Not bluey mauve. The stems are tall and need support. Good at the back of a mixed cottage garden border. Only 2 stars as colour in photograph is inaccurate.

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      Should I deadhead veronicastrum!
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        Hello,

        Yes, you should deadhead plants to lateral flower buds to prolong the flowering period.

        Answered on 7/18/2014 by helen from crocus
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