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Pristine Lilac Purple Penstemon

Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Lilac Purple'

SKU #32854
5-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Reaches 12 to 14 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Switch Grass (Panicum); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
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.

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