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Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White' (Obedient plant 'Peach White')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White'

Other names

Obedient plant 'Peach White'

Genus

Physostegia Physostegia

Variety or Cultivar

'Peach White' _ 'Peach White' is a compact, upright, spreading, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped, toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and dense, spike-like racemes of tubular, white flowers from midsummer into early autumn.


Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White' is: Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Compact, Upright

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be subject to rot if rhizomes are damaged.

Root rot Root rot

General care

Pruning

Cut to the ground in winter.

Propagation

Tends to self-seed.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White' (Obedient plant 'Peach White') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, moist soil in full sun or light shade. May become invasive in rich, moist sites. To control spread, site in drier soil and avoid using fertiliser.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White'

Other names

Obedient plant 'Peach White'

Genus

Physostegia Physostegia

Variety or Cultivar

'Peach White' _ 'Peach White' is a compact, upright, spreading, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped, toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and dense, spike-like racemes of tubular, white flowers from midsummer into early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Compact, Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be subject to rot if rhizomes are damaged.

Specific diseases

Root rot

General care

Pruning

Cut to the ground in winter.

Propagation

Tends to self-seed.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Physostegia virginiana 'Peach White' (Obedient plant 'Peach White') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, moist soil in full sun or light shade. May become invasive in rich, moist sites. To control spread, site in drier soil and avoid using fertiliser.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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