Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jane'
Beard Tongue - 3 litres
Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jane', one of an outstanding series of Penstemons bred for greater hardiness and a wider colour range, produces a succession of large cerise-red flowers with white throats, loved by bees, from June to October. Ideal for bringing vibrant colour to herbaceous and mixed borders. Height and spread 70cm by 40cm.
Plant in well-drained, humus-rich soil in sun or partial shade, sheltered from cold winds. Incorporate well-decayed organic material and a general fertilser into the soil when planting. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Protect with a dry mulch in winter in cold areas. Delay cutting back until spring.
British nursery grown.
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Beard Tongue|
|Flower colour||Pink, Red|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Stem colour||Silver/Grey, Green|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||In cold areas dry mulch in winter.|