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Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Pennington Gem'

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

Beardtongue Overview

This variety will grow to 75cm tall, it is a frost-hardy perennial with deep pink to white throated flowers with a few purple-red stripes.

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