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Penstemon davidsonii

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.1m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourPink purple
  • Leaf ColourMid-green

Description

Penstemon davidsonii. This is an evergreen subshrub, It is a very frost-hardy, and is clump or mat-forming. The flowers are long and purple.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Origin

W USA

Interest and use

Ground cover, container

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in fertile, well-drained soil with full sun. You can propagate by division in the spring or from seed in the spring or autumn.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed in autumn or spring or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots in mid-summer. Propagate cultivars by cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

May be damaged by slugs and snails and powdery mildew.

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