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Common Name: Obedient Plant      Latin Name: Physostegia virginiana      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Physostegia virginiana

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Category: Perennial
Family: LAMIACEAE
Genus: Physostegia
species: virginiana
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Plant type: native American perennial
Height x width: 2 to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide
Growth habit: Upright
Foliage: Opposite, lanceolate, serrate, 3 to 5 inches long. Stems are square and unbranched
Flowers: 4 widely-spaced vertical rows of tubular flowers on erect terminal spikes. Flowers have 2 lips and are usually pale pink, rose purple or white
Culture: Sun or partial shade and moist but well-drained soil. Prefers slightly acidic soil. May require staking, especially if fertilized or grown in fertile soils. Spreads fairly rapidly and may require frequent division to keep it in bounds
Uses: Backgrounds, cut flowers, naturalized area, hummingbird plant
Propagation: Division, cuttings, seed
Cultivars: ‘Miss Manners’ is clump forming and doesn't spread throughout the garden. Stiff, square stems end in dense spikes of pure white, snapdragon-like flowers bloom throughout the summer.
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
Characteristics: star rating Native
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)7/8/2011 until 7/15/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Ault Park 5090 Observatory Circle Cincinnati OH
Specimen: 84
Physostegia virginiana Physostegia_virginiana.JPG
Physostegia virginiana
Location: Ault Park Observatory Circle
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Late Summer 2008
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Physostegia virginiana bending
Location: Ault Park Observatory Circle
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Late Summer 2008
Physostegia virginiana Physostegia_virginiana_flower_bent_finish.JPG
Physostegia virginiana bending
Location: Ault Park Observatory Circle
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Late Summer 2008
Physostegia virginiana Physostegia_virginiana_stem.JPG
Physostegia virginiana bending
Location: Ault Park Observatory Circle
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Late Summer 2008
Physostegia virginiana Physostegia_virginiana_stem_close_2.JPG
Physostegia virginiana stem
Location: Ault Park Observatory Circle
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Late Summer 2008
Location: Copenhagen Botanic Garden Copenhagen Denmark
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 55.685529916666700 Longitude: 12.571642166666700] Specimen: 3343
Physostegia virginiana CopenhagenBGPhysostegiaVirginianaFlowerDetial.JPG
Flower detail of Physostegia virginiana Obedient Plant
Location: Copenhagen Botanic Garden, Denmark
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Physostegia virginiana CopenhagenBGPhysostegiaVirginiana.JPG
Physostegia virginiana Obedient Plant
Location: Copenhagen Botanic Garden, Denmark
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Location: Copenhagen Botanic Garden Copenhagen Denmark
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 55.685529916666700 Longitude: 12.571642166666700] Specimen: 4991
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