Penstemon 'Pennington Gem'

beard tongue

3 x 9cm pots £15.00 Email me when in stock

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (will need winter protection in cold areas)

    Large, white-throated, pink flowers appear in profusion, mainly forming along one side of the upright spike from midsummer. A wonderful addition to the cottage garden, they will often remain in flower well into autumn.

  • Garden care: Remove the faded blooms regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a dry mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage and cut back in spring when new shoots appear low down on the stem. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.


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