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

Penstemon 'Arabesque Violet'

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)

    Appearing over a long period from early to midsummer, the flowers of this elegant perennial are larger than average and put on a dazzling display in borders or pots. Try mixing it with softer pinks, or opt for rich plum and purple tones.

  • 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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