Polaris™ Red Penstemon

Penstemon hartwegii 'Florpenred'

SKU
30781
Masses of warm weather blooms on upright stems above a dense clump of narrow, glossy green foliage. The siren-red blooms with distinctive white throats provide vibrant, easy-care color for sunny beds, borders and containers. Excellent for cut flower arrangements. An herbaceous perennial; may remain evergreen in warmest winter climates.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationPEN-stem-on hart-WEG-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 16 to 18 in. tall, 14 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Catmint (Nepeta); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

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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