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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Roseum' (Black Root 'Roseum') Herb Plant

  • Veronicastrum virginicum 'Roseum' (Black Root 'Roseum')| Herb Plant for Sale Online
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Black Root 'Roseum'(Veronicastrum virginicum 'Roseum') Herb in 1L Pot

Veronicastrum Viginicum 'Roseum' Is commonly known as  Black root, Culver's Root and Bowman's root and Physic 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 in the case of 'Roseum' are shell-pink in colour from summer to autumn. It prefers a sunny site in a well-drained soil, full-sun to part shade. It flowers Summer to autumn. 

Herb Usage

Black Root is a plant known for its medicinal qualities in fact it's other common name Culver's root or Physic 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 'Roseum' Online

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

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun/Semi-shade and moist but well-drained soil
Flower Colour:
Shell pink
Height x Spread:
2m x 45cm
Latin Name:
Veronicastrum virginicum'Roseum'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H7 very hardy

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