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Veronicastrum virginicum Fascination

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This statuesque beauty grows tall, but its vase-like habit allows for placement in the back of small borders. The slender lilac-rose flower spikes in mid-summer rise from tall lance-shaped lacy foliage for a candelabra-like effect on each branching tip. No support stakes needed if grown in full sun.

Veronicastrum Fascination is a North American native plant that typically was found in thickets and moist meadows. Flower spires will bloom from the top down in early summer and attract beneficial pollinators.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 36-40"
Spacing: Plant 18-24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Veronicastrum General Information

Veronicastrum resemble a large veronica, except its lance-shaped leaves are in whorls (3-7 leaves per whorl) on the stems rather than opposite each other. Dense, spikes (racemes) of tiny flowers open from the top down on strong, upright stems.

Veronicastrum Plant Care

Cut back Veronicastrum plants to basal growth after flowering to stimulate new foliage and possibly a later rebloom. Native to moist meadows in North America but still needs well-drained soil. Strong stems usually do not require staking.