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Obedient Plant - Physostegia virginiana

Regular price $7.00

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Phonetic:  fy-so-STAY-jee-ah vir-jin-ee-AY-nah

Obedient Plant is a showy member of the mint family that creeps rapidly by rhizomes to keep weeds at bay. Typically, around 3 feet high, it forms a good groundcover in moist soils, in full or partial sun. The late summer blooms offer plenty of nectar for pollinators, including hummingbirds.

  • Hardiness:  3 - 9
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full - Part Sun
  • Flower Color:  Pink
  • Bloom Time:  August, September
  • Soil Type:  Wet to Medium
  • Mature Plant Size:  4'H x 2'W
  • Plant Spacing:  1-2'
  • Attracts:  Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
  • Advantages:  Deer resistant
  • Landscape Uses:  Rain garden, cottage garden, perennial border, meadow, mass planting, cut flower garden
  • Companion Plants: Purple Giant Hyssop, Joe Pye Weed, Sneezeweed, Slender Mountain Mint, Small Yellow Wild Indigo, Scarlet Bee Balm, New York Aster
  • Deer Resistant