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Penstemon

Bot name: See variety details below. Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Flowering time: Spring to Autumn.
Depth and spacing: Plant to the same depth as in the pot and leave up to
one plant's width between each plant..
Soil type: Well drained.
Position: Full sun to light shade.
Pruning: Cut back in Winter to about 1/3 of their height to keep the
plants shapely and prolific.
Fertilising: General fertiliser.
Preferred climates: Cool to temperate.
Frost tolerance: Fully hardy.
Variety details:
Penstemon Sky Blue: P. x serrulata
* 20cm tall x 30-50cm wide.
'Gladiator' P. x hybrida
* 70 x 70cm
'Rubicunda' P. x hybrida
* 60cm tall x 70cm

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:38 AM
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