Beard tongue

Penstemon 'Patio Bells Coral'

Beard tongue - Penstemon  'Patio Bells Coral'

Common Name: Beard tongue
Genus: Penstemon
Cultivar: 'Patio Bells Coral'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Open clusters of coral-pink trumpet shaped flowers each with a white throat top upright clumps of glossy green foliage. Ideal in a cottage garden setting where their soft colouring blends easily with richer pinks and purples as well as plants that have silvery foliage.

  • Garden care: Remove the faded blooms regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back and compost the spent flower stems in autumn and apply a dry mulch around the crown of the plant to protect against frost damage.


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