Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

False Dragonhead

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'Vivid' is a brightly coloured shorter form of 'Obedient Plant' or 'False Dragonhead', an eastern North American native plant. Upright, many flowered spikes of deep pink inflated tubular flowers begin to appear in mid summer. This display continues into autumn, and provides a welcome food source for butterflies. 



Hardiness Zone: Zone 2 to Zone 9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 60 cm to 90 cm
Spread: 60 cm to 90 cm
Soil Requirements: Average to moist soils, adaptable to pH
Bloom Time Mid summer to early fall
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Mixed borders, waterside gardens, meadow gardens, butterfly gardens, cutting beds, container plant
Flower Colour & Shape: Four sided upright spikes of snapdragon-like deep pink flowers that bloom sequentially over a long time period
Foliage: Opposite, lance shaped, toothed mid green leaves to 12 cm long
Benefits: Long bloom season, deer resistant, attracts bees and butterflies, tolerant of wet sites, excellent cut flower

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