Angustifolium

Penstemon 'Pensham Plum Jerkum'

Angustifolium - Penstemon  'Pensham Plum Jerkum'

Common Name: Angustifolium
Genus: Penstemon
Cultivar: 'Pensham Plum Jerkum'

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.70 m (70 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to October

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

Sumptuous plum flowers with a white mottled throat appear on upright stems for an extended period from midsummer.Originally bred by Edward Wilson of Pershire Plant Raisers the Pensham Penstemons were bred to withstand lower temperatures and inclement weather as well as produce beautifully coloured flowers for a longer period than most of the other varieties. This gorgeous cultivar is a triumph and will look super in a border with a 'bruised' colour scheme.

  • Garden care: Remove the faded blooms regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a dry mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage in autumn. Leave the old foliage to protect the new shoots from frost and then cut it back by a third in spring.


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