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Red Penstemon

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Draws Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Tubular, crimson-red blooms decorate your sunny spaces. Flowers in profusion from June to September. This native perennial grows 16-18 in. tall and is deer and drought resistant. Prefers full sun to partial shade. Potted. Zones 4-9.
This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Zones: 4 - 9.
Height: 16 - 18 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun to partial shade.

Red Penstemon
80867 Quantity Price
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$7.99

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Red Penstemon Product Details

Botanical Name: Pensremen X MEXICALI 'SUNBURST RUBY'

Height: 16 - 18 inches.

Spacing: 16 - 18 inches.

Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the pot.

Spread: 16 - 18 inches.

Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.

Color: Crimson-red with a white throat.

Foliage: Narrow, glossy dark green foliage.

Blooms: Mid to late Summer.

Form: Perennial.

Flower Form: Funnel or tubular shaped flowers on terminal racemes.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained moist soil.

Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate..

Pruning: After flowering, remove spent flower stems to ensure repeat blooming.

Comments: Great new perennial strain developed from a cross between a Mexican and a United States species. This compact growing penstemon is quite durable, has handled Winter temperatures as low as -13 degrees F., and doesn't seem to suffer in the Summer heat and humidity. Because of it's low-maintenance and compact-growth habit, it is a good choice for container gardening.

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2014-08-07
Not red
Reviewed By: Alice Khteian (Tehachapi, CA)
The plant is growing fine here and bloomed the first year, very pretty but it's pink, not red.


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2014-05-22
Beuatiful
Reviewed By: Linda Messmer (Louisa, KY)
I ordered four Penstemon's for the hummingbirds. Last year they did not bloom at all, but this year they are going to be beautiful once they all open up!


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2013-05-14
Pretty in PINK
Reviewed By: Deb Fohringer (Bellefonte, Pennsylvania)
Pretty and compact plant, but definitely not a ruby red. Mine are more of a medium fuscia. It seems to have survived the winter well.


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2011-08-14
Penstemon
Reviewed By: Beverly (Kemp, Texas)
You need to change your description, they are not red but pink. I planted mine back in the spring. They are blooming and the Hummingbirds love them. They are tall and they do lean over which is the look I like. I am ordering two more they are great fillers in a bed.


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2010-09-24
Not as pictured
Reviewed By: Heather (Houston, TX)
I ordered two of these, planted them in good soil, fertilized. They grew but flopped over immediately, not standing upright like in the picture. The few flowers are light pink, not red. Even after staking them in their pots, I gave up because they looked messy and awful. Replanted them in a hummingbird upside down planter, one in top and one in bottom. Now they look decent, draping over the sides of the planter, and recently we got our first hummingbirds.


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2010-09-21
Penstemon
Reviewed By: Mary Lostak (Sprig, Texas)
I live in the Houston area and while my penstemon are a nice green they have never bloomed.They are in full sun,but no flowers,(Sigh)


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2010-09-21
Red Penstemon
Reviewed By: Mary Lostak (Spring, Texas)
I planted some of these many months ago and they are a nice green but have never put on flowers,They are in part shade but mostly sun in the afternoon.I have fertilized them but 0 blooms (sigh)


Red Penstemon
80867 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
$7.99

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