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Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

Also called False Dragonhead


Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid' - Obedient Plant

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

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

3

Height:

60-65 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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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

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

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

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