Obedient Plant Details

Obedient Plant

  • Also Known As: Fall Obedient Plant, False Dragonhead, Virginia Lions-Heart
  • Botanical Name: Physostegia virginiana
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant, Moon Garden/Night Accent
  • Ornamental Value: Pink
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source) ,Birds (specifically Hummingbirds)
  • Season: Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1.5'
  • Plant Height: 2.5'


Very easy to grow. 4- to 6-inch flower spikes.

Perennial Care Guide

Obedient Plant Photos