Harlequin™ Red Beardtongue

Penstemon 'TNPENHR' PPAF

SKU
43418
A wonderful combination of low care and big color with this compact, prolific bloomer that produces tall, upright spikes of raspberry red flowers from early summer to fall. Tolerates heat, humidity, and drought - perfect for brightening a sun-drenched landscape, waterwise border, or naturalized garden. An herbaceous perennial. A Monrovia exclusive.
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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 MaturityFast growing; quickly reaches 22 in. tall, 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent, Wildlife Garden, Naturalized Areas
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Prefers average to lean, well-drained soils; highly adaptable. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates periodic drought. Feed sparingly during growing season. Remove spent flowers to encourage continuous bloom. Cut back old foliage before new growth emerges in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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