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Beardtongue 'Raven'

Penstemon 'Raven'

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Full Sun
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Penstemon Raven - 9cm Pot

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Penstemon Raven - 9cm Pot

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Beardtongue 'Raven' Overview

Penstemon 'Raven' is a semi-evergreen perennial cultivar from the Plantaginaceae family. it has a clumping habit and typically grows to around 1m tall, producing deep purple flowers. The flowers are bell-shaped, with white throats and red striping, flowers measure around 4.5cm. The genus Penstemon 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 'Raven'

How to propagate Beardtongue 'Raven'

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 'Raven'

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