PepTalk Cerise Beardtongue
Penstemon hartwegii 'PepTalk Cerise'
Pronunciation: PEN-stem-on hart-WEG-ee-eye
|Description||A compact clump of narrow, glossy green foliage topped dense spikes of rich cerise-pink flowers with distinctive white throats. Provides easy-care, warm weather color for sunny beds, borders, and containers. Excellent for cut flower arrangements. An herbaceous perennial; may remain evergreen in warmest winter climates.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Midsummer into Fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 14 to 18 in. tall, 16 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Accent, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Catmint (Nepeta); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia)|
|Care||Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates periodic drought. Feed lightly during growing season. Remove spent flowers to promote continuous bloom. Mulch to protect in colder winter zones.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.