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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Black Root 'White') Herb Plant

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Black Root 'White' (Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album') Herb in 1L Pot

Veronicastrum Viginicum 'Alba' Is commonly known as  Black root, Culver's Root and Bowman's root. An elegant hardy perennial which is native to North America it can grow up to a height of 2m with a spread of 45cm a welcome addition for the mid to back of the border. It has finely toothed leaves with a white upright spike-like flower clusters, which appear from July. It prefers a sunny site in a well-drained soil

Herb Usage

Black Root is a plant known for its medicinal qualities in fact it's other common name Culver's root refers to an 18th Century American physician Dr. Culver who used the bitter, dried roots which were boiled to produce a powerful tonic. as a purgative and emetic.

WARNING: IT'S MEDICINAL USE CAN BE DANGEROUS ! - This plant should be grown purely for its flowers and should only be used medicinally by a medical professional.

Buy Black Root 'White' Online

Our potted Black Root herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September.

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Black Root 'White') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Moist well drained soil
Flower Colour White
Height 200cm
Spread 45cm
Latin Name Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album'
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering//Interest/Harvest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Wildlife
  • 5
    Veronicastrum virginiatum 'Album'

    Posted by Patricia on 23rd Jul 2023

    Excellent plant, packaging and delivery