Purple Riding Hood Beardtongue

Penstemon schmidel 'Purple Riding Hood' PP #23,067

SKU
07944
This new, distinctive selection has a vigorous, upright and compact habit. Freely flowering with dark red purple and dark blue flowers arranged on strong stems, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Excellent choice for perennial borders and cutting gardens.
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5-9

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 - 16 in. tall, 18 - 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant once established. Shear spent blooms to encourage a new flush of flowers. Divide spring or fall when needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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