Physotegia Rose Queen

Physotegia Rose Queen

About Physotegia Rose Queen

A clear, deep-rose color, exceptionally easy to grow, and spreads without being invasive. Physotegia Rose Queen loves full sun, a well-drained site and will repel deer. Also known as the “Obedient Plant” for the way the stem can be bent into shape after cutting to fit any flower arrangement you are making! Penn State University regards Physotegia as a very deer resistant plant.

Physotegia Rose Queen

Zone: 3-9
Exposure: Sun
Bloom Time: Late Summer – Early Fall
Height: 24-32”
Physotegia Rose Queen Features: Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Excellent Cut Flower, Perennial

Planting and Growing Physotegia

Make sure your Physotegia “harden off” to cool nights and windy conditions before planting. This requires leaving them outside in a protected area for a few days otherwise, they may wilt after planting. Choose an area that is mostly sunny. Prepare your planting hole by turning the soil at least a shovel size deep and wide and be sure the hole is filled with plenty of organic matter for best results. Remove your plant from its pack and gently loosen the root ball. Plant deep enough to cover the top of the root ball. Press down firmly on the soil and then water it in. Consider fertilizing once or twice a season. You can mulch if you like but not too close to the plant to avoid rot. Clip spent blooms for a continuous flowering!

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