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Cha Cha Cherry Penstemon

Penstemon 'Cha Cha Cherry' PP #28,163

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31889
The vibrant, dark cherry-red flowers of this easy perennial are sure to be the brightest spot in the garden and a magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies. Dark green leaves cloak its upright, bushy form, with blooms starting in late spring to early summer, continuing into fall in many climates. Perfect for borders and mixed containers, and a cutting garden essential!
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationPEN-stem-on
Average Size at MaturityReaches 22 to 24 in. tall and wide; bloom stalks to 28 inches.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMaiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Sedum (Sedum)

Prefers average to lean, well-drained soils; highly adaptable. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed sparingly during growing season. Shear spent flowers to encourage continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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