Cherry Glow Beardtongue
Penstemon x 'Cherry Glow'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Cherry-red flowers, late spring to late summer.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
Provide a lean and well drained soil. After planting, requires little to no fertilization; heavy feeding may result in floppy bloom spikes. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Cut back spent flower stems to encourage a more spectacular repeat bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9