Physostegia prefers consistently moist soils. It is easy to grow, not picky as to soil type, is hardy over a wide geographic range, and is deer-resistant. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.
More Information About Physostegia
Physostegia is a small genus of square-stemmed native North American perennials that is related to the better known genus, Salvia. We are pleased to present some of the lesser known but more ornamental physostegia. Physostegia flowers are snapdragon-like with lots of individual florets held on a tall spike. Physostegia make great cut flowers and look wonderful in a vase.
Unlike its cousin salvia, physostegia prefers consistently moist soils. Physostegia is easy to grow, not picky as to soil type, is hardy over a wide geographic range, and is deer-resistant. In addition to the great flowers, Physostegia attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Physostegia is a great native garden plant that provides late season blooms at a time when other garden perennials might be looking a bit run down. The best locations for physostegia are in meadow gardens, perennial borders or along the edge of a water feature. Some obedient plants are stoloniferous perennials, but we offer some of the best clump forming selections. When you 're ready to buy physostegia for your perennial garden, check out our online list of physostegia for sale.