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Phyststegia virginiana
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Plant Type: Perennials

Pale lavender-pink flowers are borne in showy spikes atop stalks in late summer and fall. The blossoms are arranged in vertical columns along the flower spike and the lower ones open first.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Plant Spread

18-24 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

24-36 in

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Physostegia likes moist soil. Low spots and wetland edges that flood occasionally are fine. It will even be happy in soil that is saturated much of the time, but it will be less invasive and have sturdier stems under drier conditions.

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Late summer/Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall/Early winter

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant


Sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests