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Physostegia virginiana

Obedient Plant

Physostegia virginiana, Obedient plant, gets its name from an unusual trait, when you turn the flowers by pushing them sideways, they stay there. Pink forms are more common, but a white form is shown here. The plant's maximum height is around 4 feet. Flowering occurs early to late summer above deep green, toothed leaves. Obedient plant is quite sturdy and tolerates a number of soil types.

  • »  Rapid rhizomatous
  • »  Summer bloom
  • »  Attracts pollinators