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Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners'


Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners' is a cold hardy, non-spreading perennial with white two-lipped blooms.

Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners' unlike its cousin 'Rosea', is prized for its non-spreading, clump-forming, compact growth habit, sturdy upright stems and long blooming season. Flowers bloom from bottom to top on square stems that typically grow from 24 to 30 inches tall. Flowers are white to pale pink and tubular with inflated mouths similar to the snapdragon. A tough North American native known as obedient plant or false dragonhead that looks great in cottage, wild, prairie or meadow gardens. Pollinator attractor.

Common Name: Obedient Plant

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees, Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Open meadows, prairies, stream banks, gravel bars, wooded bluff bases and railroad tracks.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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