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Obedient Plant

Obedient plant flowers

Obedient Plant
(Physostegia virginiana)

Height:

  • 2 to 4 feet

Bloom:

  • June – September

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun (best) to Part shade

Soil moisture:

  • Medium to Moist

Provides food for:

  • Native bees (flowers)
  • Butterflies (flowers)
  • Hummingbirds (flowers)

Notes:

  • Flowers bloom from the bottom of the stalk to the top creating a long bloom time for each plant.
  • Flowers can be moved into different positions and will stay there.
  • Highly attractive to hummingbirds.
  • Spreads from both seeds and rhizomes.
  • Mostly deer resistant.

Native Range:

USDA Range Map for obedient plant
Map credit: USDA Plants Database