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Foothill penstemon

Penstemon heterophyllus

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

28.000000000000004cm

Max

45cm

20cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Foothill penstemon Overview

    These are very frost-hardy and summer-flowering, it will grow about 45cm tall. The leaves are lance-shaped and slightly blue-green. The flowers will vary from deep violet-pink to near blue.

    Common problems with Foothill penstemon

    How to propagate Foothill penstemon

    Seed

    You can propagate by seed in autumn or spring.

    Cuttings

    Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots in mid-summer. Propagate cultivars by cuttings.

    Other uses of Foothill penstemon

    Rock garden, cutting bed, border, flower arranging Suitable for coastal conditions.