Fine, dainty and lovely. Wands of bloom clothed with rings of pure white, fine trumpets. 60cm stems above a low, neat rosette of large leaves. A lovely thing. Its’ native habitat is on dry, stony soils and it is tolerant of limestone. Loves to be well drained and hates being soggy. Happy in Sun or ½ Shade. Frost and cold hardy. Flowers are visited by honey eating birds with delight.
Growing: Penstemon tubaeflorus
– Height with flowers: 60cm approx.
– Width: 30cm approx.
– Position: Full Sun or places where you get sunlight for at least 5 to 7 hours a day.
– Soil: Well drained and moist soil.
– Fragrance: –
– Frost: Hardy.
– Growth: Perennial.
– Attracts: Bees and Birds.
– Care: Cut back spent flower heads to encourage fresh, repeat flowering.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Usually not first choice for these pests.
– Origin: Native to North America.