Pristine Lilac Purple Penstemon
Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Lilac Purple'
|Description||Tall, vibrant spikes of deep purple flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds all summer long. The sturdy, compact clumps of glossy foliage are heat, disease, and drought tolerant when established. Perfect for borders and mixed containers, and cutting gardens.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 12 to 14 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Sedum (Sedum)|
|Care||Prefers average to lean, well-drained soils; highly adaptable. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed sparingly during growing season. Remove spent flowers to encourage continued bloom.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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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.