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name of this plant ... it bends!

Posted by vieja z7NM (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 12, 11 at 15:51

I have a perennial flowering plant that has narrow 2 inch flowering tops/stems with pinkish small flowers along the stem. I can't remember the name but I do remember that it is often described that one can bend the flowering top of the stem & it will stay the wayit was bent. It is just now through flowering & setting seeds on the stem/top ... any one remember the name? I have it growing along with the Shasta daisies & the leaves are somewhat similar. The name just escapes me!


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RE: name of this plant ... it bends!

Obedient Plant, Physostegia virginiana


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RE: name of this plant ... it bends!

so it is!! Have had it for years along with the shasta daisies in a flower bed.. Thanks so much harleylady!


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Glad to help. I'm not growing it now but I enjoyed it in my previous garden.


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I always wondered why it was called that. Cool.


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What would I do without the Garden Web & great helpful members?!

-Vieja


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