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Growth habit.

Early growth in spring.

Bright green leaves are lanceolate, serrate.

'Rose Crown' Obedient Plant, False Dragonhead
Physostegia virginiana 'Rose Crown'


Erect square stems with pairs of lanceolate, serrated leaves bear spikes six to eight inches long of pink, tubular flowers.

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Form or Habit: upright/vertical

Plant Use: In beds and borders, as a cut flower.

Light Requirement: full sun

Flower Color:
Bloom Period:
late summer
early fall
Height: Minimum: 24 inches      Maximum: 38 inches

Width: Minimum: 12 inches     Maximum: 38 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

USDA Hardiness Zone: 5

Water Requirements: average

Additional Comments: Can become invasive; breaking up the rhizomatous clumps should discourage this. It's called Obedient Plant because flowers can be twisted around on the stem and will stay in place.

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