Penstemon Harlequin Lilac
An abundance of striking flower spikes bearing large purple flowers throughout summer, above vigorous, bushy foliage. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: July
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Summer, Autumn
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Flowering summer to autumn
Height / Spread: 55cm x 40cm (22in x 16in)
In spring, apply a general purpose fertiliser to encourage flowering throughout the summer
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Leaf and bud eelworm, Powdery Mildew
Plant Care: In spring, cut stems down to ground level when the new shoots appear at the base.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Ideal for mixed borders, good colour range, don’t require much maintenance
History: Penstemons are considered to be a valuable part of the late summer flowering season and this variety has been bred to be compact and vigorous.
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