Polaris™ Red Penstemon
Penstemon hartwegii 'Florpenred'
Pronunciation: PEN-stem-on hart-WEG-ee-eye
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Late Spring through Early Fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 16 to 18 in. tall, 14 to 16 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|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.