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A Striking Mix

Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders


A beautiful pair of perennials that will provide weeks of interest and color in your borders from mid to late summer. Beautifully associated with the vibrant crimson Montbretia (Crocosmia), are the tall pure white flower spikes of the Culver's Root (Veronicastrum virginicum). An original and ideal mix with which to catch the attention of onlookers or to hide a dull wall or fence.

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 8
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Coastal Garden , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Crocosmia Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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 – 9
Heat Zones 6 – 8
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Coastal Garden , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Crocosmia Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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