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Penstemon hartwegii

Beardtongue

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.6m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourRich green.

Description

Penstemon hartwegii (Beardtongue). This is a showy addition to the perennial border. The foliage is a rich green colour.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Borders

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • 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

May be damaged by slugs and snails and powdery mildew.

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