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Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Chester Scarlet'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Beardtongue Overview

A large-leaved perennial with spikes of large, tubular bright red flowers borne in mid summer to mid 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.