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A Luminous Perennial Planting Idea with Echinacea pallida and Veronicastrum

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Prairie Planting Ideas, Summer Borders


This pretty and low-care perennial border, in the prairie style planting, is composed of two vigorous perennials which will add drama in your garden from mid to late summer. Designed to bring structure and focus, it brilliantly associates the elegant, soft pink Echinacea pallida (Pale Purple Coneflower) with the vertical lavender flower spikes of Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavendelturm' (Culver's Root).

Attractive to butterflies or hummingbirds but ignored by deer, these plants also make excellent cut flowers. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Echinacea - Coneflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Prairie and Meadow

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Echinacea - Coneflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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