Prairie Twilight Penstemon

Penstemon 'Prairie Twilight' PP #19,893

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30788
Sturdy, deep burgundy, upright stems of bicolor flower clusters will draw pollinators in with masses of delightful lavender-pink and white blooms from late spring to early summer. The dense green foliage develops bronze-red coloring in the fall. Easy-care color for a sunny border, rock garden, or container. An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 20 to 22 in. tall, 18 to 26 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Accent, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent flowers for a tidy appearance. Cut back old foliage in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges. Mulch to protect in cold winter zones.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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