Sour Grapes Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'

SKU
06252
Spectacular tubular bell-shaped deep purple flowers rise above the foliage over a long season, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. The upright habit and long lasting color make this a great plant for perennial borders, rock gardens and cut flower displays. Herbaceous perennial.
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7-10

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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 24 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimePurple flowers summer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise
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. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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