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Veronicastrum sibiricum

Common name culver's root
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-10)
Flowers lavender (summer-early fall)
Size 5'
Light sun-part shade

Long upright spikes of lavender blue flowers. Finally a tiny seedling, after many failed attempts from seed.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 65F (26d) - 35F (7w) - 70F (3w) - 70F with light (4w). No G
  2. Seed for 'Apollo' from '07 trade. Baggy 65F with light (30d; no G)
  3. Seed from HPS/MAG '08/'09 exchange. Crushed seedpods; chaffy mix to baggy 70F with light (30d; no G)
  4. Same seed as above. Crushed seedpods, chaffy mix to baggy 35F (6w) - 70F with light (some G, 12-20d). Only one seedling developed.
  5. Same seed as above. Crushed chaffy mix, baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (no G, 19d)

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