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Red Penstemon Plant (9cm)

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Potted Penstemon Plant - Description

  • Tall, Red Flowering Penstemon Plant
  • AKA Beardtongue
  • Variety: Firebird
  • Herbaceous Perennial: Comes Back Year After Year
  • Long Flowering Period, From June to October
  • Potted Penstemon Plants
  • Pot Size: 9cm

Potted Penstemon Plant - Characteristics

  • Medium height herbaceous perennial
  • Flower colour: Deep red petals
  • Flowers approx. 3.5cm in width
  • Tubular, drooping blooms appear along tall flowering stems
  • A blast of colour all Summer long
  • Flowering from June to October
  • Dies back in Winter but comes back every Spring
  • Habit: Clump forming with upright flowering stems
  • Final height: 90cm
  • Spread: 60cm
  • Foliage colour: Green

Potted Penstemon Plant - Planting Instructions

  • Penstemons prefer good fertile soils
  • Ideal in well drained, but moist soils
  • To encourage strong growth, add farmyard manure & compost the base of the planting hole
  • Before planting, soak pot for about 3 minutes before planting
  • Dig hole roughly twice the size of the plant pot
  • Handle pots with care
  • Carefully squeeze side of pots to remove plant
  • Position plant in the ground so that the top of root ball is level with existing soil level
  • Firm in well
  • Soak soil well after planting
  • Little maintenance required after that point
  • To encourage blooms, deadhead as required
  • Benefits from addition of a phosphorus based fertiliser

Potted Penstemon Plant - Uses / Location

  • Likes a free draining soil in full sun
  • Attracts bees & butterflies
  • Suited to the middle of borders
  • Plant in front of Delphiniums
  • Best when planted in long drifts or clumps
  • Ideal in a country or cottage style garden
  • Suited to cut flowers
  • Companion plants include Lupins, Foxgloves, Rudbeckia & Delphiniums
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Good looking pot, healthy plant inside, i am happy with it and hoping of flowers during the summer. Arrived quickly and carefully packed. Recommended supplier!
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