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Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Pensham Amelia Jayne'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Beardtongue Overview

This genus is large and consists of about 250 species of deciduous, evergreen or semi-evergreen annuals, perennials, sub-shrubs. The leaves will appear in opposite pairs in whorls, and the flowers have 2 lobes on the upper lip and 3 on the lower.

Common problems with Beardtongue

How to propagate Beardtongue

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 Beardtongue

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