Pikes Peak Purple® Penstemon
Penstemon x mexicali 'P007S'
|Description||Tall, vibrant spikes of grape-colored, nectar-rich flowers throughout summer. This versatile Plant Select® winner is adaptable to a wide range of soils and conditions. The slightly cascading growth habit makes it perfect for use in sunny borders, meadows and naturalized landscapes. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer through fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 1 to 3 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca); Avens (Geum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Provide moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, tolerates drought but blooms best with regular moisture. Prune back in mid- to late summer to encourage a new flush of blooms. Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:
Your climate may be too cold for this plant
This plant is not available to purchase online.
Check a local Monrovia retailer.
No Retailers found within 50 miles of your zipcode
Monrovia grows beautiful plants for every region
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.
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.