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Penstemon × gloxinioides

Beardtongue

Garden

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  • Penstemon × gloxinioides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Penstemon × gloxinioides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.6m to 1m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPink, red
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Penstemon × gloxinioides (Beardtongue). This perennial species is ideal for the border. It will produce large and colourful flowers during the summer. Grow in fertile garden soil that is well drained.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Sub-shrub

Other common names

Garden penstemon

Origin

Garden

Interest and use

Borders and bedding

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  • Penstemon × gloxinioides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Poor quality
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in fertile, well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or from seed in the spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mildew

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