Rock Candy™ Purple Penstemon
Penstemon barbatus 'Novapenpur' PP #27,316
|Description||A tidy, compact clump of green foliage topped by upright spikes full of deep purple, bell-shaped flowers that will provide mouth-watering color in the landscape or a container. Blooms heavily in late spring, reblooming in late summer if lightly trimmed after the first flush. Heat and drought tolerant. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)|
|Care||Thrives in average, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable to a wide range of soils, including clay. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Feed lightly during growing season. Lightly prune spent flowers to encourage repeat bloom in late summer. Hardy to zone 5b with protection from harsh winter extremes.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6
Good to grow!
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Lowe's 19000 East Valley View Parkway
Independence, Missouri 64055-7004
Lowe's 4201 Sterling Avenue
Kansas City, Missouri 64133
Lowe's 1830 Northwest Chipman Road
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64081
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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.