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|Common Name||Obedient Plant|
|Botanical Name||Physostegia virginiana|
|Seed Life Cycle||Perennials|
|Light Requirements||Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||36-48 inches tall|
|Bloom Time||Summer to fall|
|Seeds Per Pound||176000|
|Seeds Per Packet||100|
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil|
|Native To||North America|
|Native To||Most of the United States and Canada east of the Rocky Mountains|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Zones||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Is It Storable?||Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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Comments about American Meadows Obedient Plant Seeds:
I bought this plant from a garden center, but I wish I had known that I could get seed from American Meadows or I would have gone that route. Each tiny flower is attached to a stem which sits in a "cup" on the main stem. So you can turn the flower and it stays where you put it, hence the "obedient" part. It blooms in late summer and the delicate pink color is a nice change from the oranges, yellows and reds that you usually see with late summer bloomers. This is a novel plant, not a showstopper, but deserves a place in the garden and is fun to play with.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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