Rondo Beardtongue

Penstemon barbatus 'Rondo'

SKU
02759
Tubular flowers of red, pink or purple appear above glossy green foliage along the ends of upright stems. Plant in mass for showy summer color in borders and containers. Herbaceous perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPEN-stem-on Bar-BAY-tus
Average Size at MaturityFast growing 1 to 2 ft. tall, 6 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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