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  • beard tongue
  • Eventual height: 0.55m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Penstemon 'Arabesque Pink'

beard tongue

Perfect for pollinators
9cm pot £5.99
9cm pot £5.99
3 × 9cm pots £20.97 £15.00
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (will need winter protection in cold areas)

    Branching stems rise up in summer, bearing lashings of large trumpet-shaped flowers, each with a pink flush to the outer edges of the petal lobes. An easy to grow yet very rewarding perennial, it mixes easily and should be considered a staple of the summer garden.

  • Garden care: Remove the faded blooms regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a dry mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage and cut back in spring when new shoots appear low down on the stem. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.
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