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botanical name:
Penstemon 'George Home'
Penstemon 'George Home' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Plantaginaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
description:
Crimson-red flowers with white throats, from July to October. Dark green oblong to ovate leaves.

cultivation:
Fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Apply a mulch before winter. Dead-head after flowering. Cut back old growth in spring, as the new shoots appear.

propagation:
From cuttings. Non-flowering tip cuttings taken in late summer or early autumn are best, keep frost free over winter.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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