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Physostegia virginiana

For sale by Welsh Country Gardens

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Physostegia virginiana "Snow Queen". The Obedient Plant. Late summer profusion of upright spikes with brilliant white, snapdragon-like flowers above clumps of mid-green, lance shaped foliage. 1 litre pot. £2.99 (6 only).

Physostegia virginiana | Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, LD5
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Common names

Obedience plant, False dragonhead


Physostegia virginiana (Obedience plant). This species will produce blooms from summer to autumn with pink, purple or white snapdragon-like flowers on tall spikes. They will spread easily in fertile soil but may become invasive.


They are easily grown in any moist humus-rich, well-drained soil in shade or partial-shade. They will tolerate only light frosts, They are poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Border, wildflower/meadow, cutting bed

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Physostegia virginiana | Swillington, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH9.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

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