Penstemon 'White Bedder'

2 litre pot £16.99
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Buy Penstemon 'White Bedder' beard tongue: Large, white, foxglove-like flowers

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • 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, foxglove-like flowers emerge from pink-flushed buds from July to October and really sing among the lance-shaped, bright green leaves. If deadheaded regularly this wonderful white penstemon continues flowering until the first frosts. It's a handsome, easy-to- grow perennial that will quickly form large, leafy clumps and is perfect for lighting up the middle of a partly shady, well-drained border. Grown in sun, it looks particularly good with silver-leaved plants.

  • 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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Notes on Penstemon 'White Bedder'

"Much fatter clean-white flowers set against bright-green foliage on this showy penstemon, but softened by the apple-green buds on this, the most pristine white penstemon"

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Nice colour penstemon


Nice neutral white colour with pretty pink detail. As a perennial I look forward to it coming back again next summer; although it is still in flower now (November) so good doer in the border. It's convinced me to order more penstemons in different shades.


Letchworth Garden City


long flowering period


I have used it alongside other white flowered plants in a lightly shaded site. The white colour shows up very well and lights up an otherwise dull area.

Hardy perennial

North Wales


Grew really well


Grown in two spots in garden- one raised bed on patio and one in bedding by lawn

Teddington gardener



I would buy this plant again.


Just the right plant for my white garden.




Strong Healthy Plant - Looks Great.


Nice plant which arrived quickly and well packaged.




Showy and long flowering


Still flowering in November


East Sussex



4.5 6


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