Penstemon ‘James Bowden’

BEARDTONGUE

$9.50

Out of stock

Description

Penstemon ‘James Bowden’ BEARDTONGUE –

This perennial produces mauve tubular blooms in profusion, over a thick mat of dark green foliage. Penstemon ‘James Bowden’ is long blooming and grows to around 45cm. A showy, hot and cold hardy option for a Full Sun or Partial Shade position.

Hardy no fuss in poor sites

Penstemon ‘James Bowden’ is very suitable for a range of garden conditions, as it enjoys arid soils and shrugs off windy sites.
Similarly it thrives in gardens with sandy, rocky, gravel or poor soil.

Very low maintenance

The only task could possibly be to trim off spent flower stems if you wish, but these usually just disappear away themselves.
It is not particularly plagued by any pests or diseases.

Growing:

– Height with flowers: 45cm approx.
– Width: 35cm approx.
– Position: Full Sun as well as Partial Shade.
– Soil: Well drained and moist soil.

– Fragrance: None but the showy blooms make up for that.
– Frost:
Hardy.
– Growth:
Perennial.
– Attracts: Birds, bees and also other beneficial pollinators.

– Care:Cut back spent flower heads to encourage fresh, repeat flowering. Additionally cut back hard after flowering has finished.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Usually not first choice for these pests but they might have a nibble
– Origin: Native to North America.

 


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