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Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Barbara Baker'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Beardtongue Overview

This is also known as P. 'Beech Park'. In mid summer to early autumn, spikes of large, bell-shaped, pink and white flowers are produced from this large-leaved perennial.

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.