Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination'

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' is stuffed with nectar and pollen for all the pollinators and flowers long and hard all summer and well into autumn. More
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I love these mini bottle brush or feather duster flowers. Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' is stuffed with nectar and pollen for all the pollinators and flowers long and hard all summer and well into autumn.

Genus Veronicastrum virginicum
Group/Species virginicum
Variety Fascination
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Culver's root
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5m (5ft)
Spacing 1m (3ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in moist, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Dig planting hole deep and wide enough to cover the roots and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi into the base of the hole. Position plant, backfill and firm soil around plant. Water well until established.
Care Tips Remove flower spikes as they start to fade. Provide support to protect from wind and rain.
Flowering July - August
Vase Life This has a vase life of 7-10 days.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Daphne

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Rob

Excellent service. Healthy plant

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by JOAN

It never made any growth at all, have been growing for over 40 years and accept sometimes mail order plants turn their toes up. No it is not perfect, looking at the comment below!!

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Reviewed 31st May 2019 by Allison

Plants arrived in first class condition. I was delighted with their size and how they were packaged.

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Reviewed 15th November 2018 by Deborah

Plant's arrived in excellent condition and well packaged, beautiful long spires of lilac flowers which flowered well for its first year, looking forward to seeing how much bigger it grows next year,everyone commented on the the beautiful long spires.

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Helen

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Margaret

Packed very well, plant performed well

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Reviewed 20th September 2018 by Tracy

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Lesley

Plants have flowered this first year even with the drought.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Jeanne

Very pleased with purchase

veronicastrum verginicum fascination

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Reviewed 1st March 2015 by Deanna Wisbey

I grew some of these, from Sarah two years ago, and miraculously they survived and flourished in my clay soil. Really pretty plant, so have ordered more!