Lavender Riding Hood Beardtongue

Penstemon schmidel 'Lavender Riding Hood' PP #23,064

SKU
07946
An abundance of huge, lavender tubular flowers on long stems cover this attractive perennial from late spring through summer. The upright habit and long lasting color make this a great plant for borders, rock gardens and cut flower displays. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds!
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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; reaches 24 to 32 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial 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
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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