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Beardtongue

Penstemon 'White Bedder'

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 is also known as P. 'Snow Storm'. Spikes of large, funnel-shaped, white flowers, tinged pink, are borne in mid summer to early autumn.

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.