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

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

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

Warning: None

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.

EU Rights: N/A

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