Quartz® Rose Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Novapenros' PP #27,919

Sturdy upright spikes of bright, large, nectar-rich flowers that will bloom continuously throughout summer, with periodic light pruning to promote rebloom. Each rose-pink flower features a visible white throat. Excellent heat and drought tolerant color for a border front, edging a walkway, or a container. An herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationPEN-steh-mun
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 20 to 24 in. tall, 18 to 24. in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Accent, Edging, 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 Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

Thrives in average, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic drought. Remove spent flowers to encourage repeat bloom. Cut back old foliage in spring before new growth emerges.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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