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obedient plant 'Vivid'
Physostegia are erect rhizomatous herbaceous perennials with neatly arranged pairs of toothed leaves and terminal racemes of 2-lipped, tubular flowers in summer
'Vivid' is a strong-growing but compact, upright herbaceous perennial to 50cm, with strongly toothed, lance-shaped leaves and dense spikes of dark purplish-pink, tubular flowers
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade
Propagate by division in winter or early spring before new growth starts
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back to the base in winter
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to rots if rhizomes damaged
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