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Penstemon rupicola 'Pink Dragon'

Rock Penstemon

syn. Cliff Penstemon

Plantaginaceae

Height

15 - 20 cm

Flower colour

pink

Flowering time

June - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

grows well, given the right conditions

Plant range

west coast of USA

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:


Soft-wood or hard-wood cuttings.


Layering.

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

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