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rusty

I live in the West Midlands and know very little about gardening but love being outside. Getting the gardening bug!

Physostegia virginiana 'Rosea'

  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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rusty

These I'd never heard of before but are doing well.

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sara2309

Gorgeous 😍

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lovemygarden65

Neither have I but its gorgeous 💜

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rachelbrooks

Or me! But I like! 🌸👍🏼😁

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pauline33

Lovely wish list for me 👍😊💕

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trina

I have been putting my new one to the test. It really is obedient. Must stop poking at the flowers now trying to catch it out lol.

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nessas

Lovely 😊

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brightcolours

#pink #physostegia #obedientplant

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rusty

What do you mean by 'obedient' @trina? Am I missing an impotent plant party trick here?

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brightcolours

"In Australia ,it is a very hardy plant adaptable to both sub-tropical climates and cold temperate. It is a rampant grower sending out underground stems in all directions, but that said ,it is a good cut flower with strong stiff stems and pretty flowers in shades of white, pale and dark pink. It gets the name 'Obedient Plant' because the...

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brightcolours

...individual flowers on the stalk (the pedicel)are malleable and remain fixed when moved. It is a perfect florist's flower as no wire is needed to hold the flower in place. Plants are not readily available anymore but may be available when in flower during summer."

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brightcolours

floreznursery.blogspot.com.au/2008/08/physostegia-virginiana-obedient-plant.html

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2016
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rusty

New plant for new border. #rustyslittleproject

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