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Very showy spike-like clusters of lavender-white 1 inch tubular flowers in August, leaves 4 inch long at base of plant, spreads well by rhizomes (very well in light or sandy soil), will grow (& spread slowly) in dry &/or poor soil, attracts hummingbirds & butterflies, clay tolerant, good rain garden plant. If the flowers are moved on the stem to face a different direction, they stay in the new position - hence the name 'Obedient plant'.

Dry To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
2-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-10b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: ND, s. QC, NB, south to FL & TX. Rare in RI & VT

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 12 week

Obedient Plant in a 3.5 inch pot $12.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)
Obedient Plant Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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