Culver's root

Foamflower is aptly named, with short spires of fluffy white florets.

Five native plants to try

Orion Petrykanyn

If you’re thinking of including some native plants in your garden, 5 plants worth trying: foamflower, Culver's root, Joe Pye weed, Swamp milkweed, bugbane.


Culver’s root and turtlehead: Late summer stars

Judith Adam

At the Stratford Festival garden in Ontario, I was surprised to find tall thick stands of culver’s root and turtlehead, two old-fashioned Zone 5 plants.