Obedient Plant (Physostegia spp.)
Obedient Plant Plant FeaturesA quick-growing native perennial, obedient plant gets its name from the fact that the blooms will stay in place if they are moved to a different position. Obedient plant is vigorous and will easily carpet an area with bloom making it a great choice as a groundcover for hard-to-maintain sites. But, because it can become invasive, place obedient plant in a spot where its spread can be controlled. Obedient plant develops tall spikes of pretty trumpet-like pink, purple, or white flowers in the late summer and early fall that cut well for fresh arrangements. The plants grow 18 to 36 inches tall and are relatively deer resistant. Hummingbirds and butterflies will feast from the fragrant flowers.
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Obedient Plant Growing InstructionsLocate obedient plant in a sunny or partially sunny location. This rugged perennial is tolerant of all types of soil, but does best in rich, slightly moist locations. Because obedient plant is an aggressive spreader, place it where you can control its growth.
Obedient plant is not recommended for human or animal consumption.
Medium water needs
Outside: Part sun
Complement your Obedient PlantAster
Add an extra dose of much-needed fall color to your garden by partnering Aster and Obedient Plant.
Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye weed and Obedient Plant bloom at the same time and are a good pair to use on an exposed hillside.
Feather Reed Grass
Obedient Plant and Feather Reed Grass work well together.