Penstemon Volcano Vesuvius

Amazing spikes of plum purple streaked flower spikes, attractive to bees, bloom throughout summer, above simple green foliage

Month Available: June

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Purple

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Summer

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Summer flowers

Height / Spread: 60cm x 30cm (24in x 12in)

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: Remove faded flowers to encourage repeat flowering

Care and Time: Low - summer

Warning: None

Benefits: Long flowering season & ideal for beginners

History: Commonly known as Beard Tongue, this variety was bred for its improved branching habit and large flowers

EU Rights: N/A

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