Penstemon Husker's Red

A fine choice.

 
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The maroon, upright stems shoot up in spring and are decked out in dark red toned leaves. Come summer, white flowers mass above the deep colouring creating quite a show. Each bloom is around 2.5cm long and last well in a vase.

Penstemon 'Husker's Red' is a strong growing perennial with rosettes of semi evergreen foliage. It was the 1996 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year. The new leaves are maroon red, maturing to emerald green.

A vigorous Penstemon, 'Husker's Red' will endure all manner of weather and conditions. Plant in moderately fertile to humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny garden spot. They are also successful in pots.

Code

PNGHR

Botantical name

Penstemon digitalis

Height

50-75cm

Width

30cm

Flowers

Summer

Climate

Cool to Mediterranean

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Pots

Water needs

2