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Penstemon fruticosus

Shrubby Penstemon

Plantaginaceae

Height

10 - 20 cm

Flower colour

lilac - mauve

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

grows well, given the right conditions​

Plant range

northwestern N-America​

Penstemon is a genus in the family Plantaginaceae.  It is a large genus native to N-America. They are usually low growing herbaceous plants or sub-shrubs with irregularly shaped flowers. They prefer full sun and many are well suited to rock gardens.

Propagation:


Layering.


Seed - sown in January - March. 

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Low growing rock garden plant. Needs very well drained soil, preferably on a slope.

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