Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

2 litre pot £14.99
available to order from autumn
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Buy Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' culver's root: Elegant spires of bluey-mauve blooms


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • 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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Notes on Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

"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"

A beautiful bee magnet

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I agree the colour of this plant is wrong on the website, that aside it's been reliable over the last 3 years and when in flower is a-buzz with bees. Mine is planted in the open and gets a lot of sun, we've had little rain this yr (2015) it's one of the first to wilt, but soon perks up and has formed a good clump

Pete

essex

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Pinky Lilac Colour..

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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.

Tropical22

Cheshire

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Veronicastrum virginicum'Fascination'

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Should I deadhead veronicastrum!

Bren

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

helen

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