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Obedient plant is a perennial with flowering spikes of densely packed, pink tubular flowers. It is known as obedient plant because the flowers can be rotated on the stalk and will stay put in its new position, almost as if each individual flower is hinged. The flowers are visited by hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. It spreads by seed and rhizome and can form large colonies of plants. Obedient plant is found in wet prairies, sedge meadows, and stream banks.
full sun to partial sun
2 – 4 ft.
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