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botanical name:
Penstemon 'Pennington Gem'
Penstemon 'Pennington Gem' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Plantaginaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.80m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Erect pannicles of quite large tubular pink flowers with white throats and dark stamens, mid-summer into autumn. Narrow greyish green leaves. Compact habit, normally semi-evergreen.

Fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Best in a sheltered position. Apply a mulch before winter. Dead-head after flowering.

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

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