Rock Candy™ Ruby Penstemon
Penstemon barbatus 'Novapenrub' PP #27,820
|Description||A tidy, compact clump of green foliage topped by upright spikes full of deep pink, 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||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|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.|
|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
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