Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'
Also called False Dragonhead
More About Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'
- Upright, clumping habit
- Dense spikes of deep pink, tubular, snapdragon-like flowers
- Narrow, lance-shaped, serrated, green leaves
- Fast-growing and spreads to cover a large area
- Bloom Time: Midsummer to early fall
- Flower Height: 90 cm
- Foliage Height: 65 cm
The common name "obedient plant" refers to the individual flowers that can be moved into new positions.
Obedient Plant Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an average to moist, or wet soil, in full sun to partial shade. Prune in late spring to establish a compact, bushy habit and to prevent the plant from flopping over.
Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils