Delfts Blue Riding Hood Beardtongue

Penstemon schmidel 'Delfts Blue Riding Hood' PP #23,065

SKU
07943
Beautiful, pure blue tubular flowers on long stems rise above the foliage over a long season, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. Full, upright habit and long lasting color make this a great plant for perennial borders, rock gardens and cut flower displays. Herbaceous perennial.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
5-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Change

Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
$0.00
More Information
Botanical PronunciationPEN-stem-on
Average Size at MaturityReaches 24 to 30 in. tall and 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant once established. Shear mid- to late summer to allow a new flush of flowers into fall. Divide spring or fall when needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant