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Physostegia virginiana 'Crown of Snow' (White Crown)

Also called Obedient Plant


Physostegia virginiana 'Crown of Snow' - False Dragonhead

More About Physostegia virginiana Crown of Snow ('White Crown')

  • AKA Physostegia virginiana 'White Crown'
  • Upright, clumping habit
  • Dense spikes of white, tubular, snapdragon-like flowers
  • Narrow, lance-shaped, serrated, green leaves on square stems
  • Fast-growing, and spreads to cover a large area
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to early fall
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 65 cm

Interesting Notes:

The common name 'obedient plant' refers to the individual flowers that can be moved into new positions. 

Zone:

4

Height:

60-65 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

White

False Dragonhead Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, or wet soil, in full sun to partial shade. This cultivar has a more compact habit than the species and is less likely to flop over. It can be pruned in late spring. 

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Physostegia virginiana Crown of Snow ('White Crown') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Fall
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Physostegia virginiana 'Crown of Snow' (White Crown)

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