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Harlequin™ Red Beardtongue

Penstemon 'TNPENHR' Plant Patent Applied For

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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5-9

Good to grow! 5

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Full sun

Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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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 RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Accent
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, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Sedum (Sedum)

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

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!