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Red Penstemon

Draws Hummingbirds to Your Garden

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Red Penstemon

Draws Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Tubular, crimson-red blooms are a beacon to hummingbirds and butterflies. 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.
  • 99530
  • bareroot
  • $8.99
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  • Botanical Name: Penstemon barbatus 'Coccineus'
  • Height: 16 - 18 inches
  • Spacing: 16 - 18 inches
  • Depth: Plant so the crown(where the roots meet) is one inch below soil level.
  • Spread: 16 - 18 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Crimson-red.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Form: Perennial
  • Flower Form: Funnel or tubular shaped flowers on terminal racemes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained moist soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Removing spent flower stems will ensure a repeat blooming.
  • Foliage: Narrow and glossy dark green foliage.
  • Comments: Bring color to your late winter, early spring garden or landscape before most flowers are willing to show themselves. They will enjoy a rest is the hot summer months and will spring back when the weather cools again in early fall, ready to give you a second burst of color. These sturdy, well-branched plants compliment spring flowering bulbs beautifully and are very attractive planted with garden mums in the fall. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

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