Penstemon Rich Ruby

Penstemon Rich Ruby – tall spikes of ruby red, bell-shaped flowers. These provide colour all summer, blooming from July to October, another wonderful flower for pollinators.

£12.84 (inc. VAT)

Pack of 3 plant(s)

Out of stock

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Pink
  • Perennial

Good For:

  • Beds and borders
  • Bees
  • Cut flowers
  • Fragrance

How to grow:

  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil Type: Moist but well drained
  • Position: Full sun

More Information

Penstemon Rich Ruby – tall spikes of ruby red, bell-shaped flowers. These provide colour all summer, blooming from July to October, another wonderful flower for pollinators.

Although hardy, penstemon like to be planted in full sun in well drained soil. They don’t like to sit in water. During autumn cut to the ground and mulch to protect from frosts. New growth will appear the following summer season.

Sold in packs of 3 x 9cm pots

Penstemon are perfect for growing in mixed herbaceous borders or in pots on the patio.

Growing Penstemon

Grow Penstemon in full sun to partial shade, they like moist but well-drained soil. Deadhead spent blooms to help to prolong flowering. In colder regions, you may need to offer some winter protection – mulch to protect from frosts. During Autumn, cut to the ground, new growth will appear the following summer. Divide congested clumps in spring.

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