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Penstemon

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Penstemon ‘Blackbird’

Tubular flowers of maroon, for weeks from midsummer. Hardy in most gardens.

75 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2018

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Penstemon ‘Firebird’ (syn. P. 'Schoenholzeri')

Largish pinky crimson tubular flowers, with white in the throat, for months from July. Very hardy.

75 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

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Penstemon ‘Garnet’ (syn. P. 'Andenken An Friedrich Hahn')

I’ll stick with the English name although the German one would make a good tongue twister. Garnet red flowers in summer. Very hardy.

75 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

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The Mead Nursery - Penstemon glaber

Penstemon glaber

Lilac-blue tubular flowers, in early summer. Seems very hardy.

45 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2018

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Penstemon Heterophyllus ‘Jeanette’

Tubular white flowers for weeks in summer. Seems very hardy.

60 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun

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The Mead Nursery - Penstemon Hewells Pink

Penstemon ‘Hewell’s Pink’

Tubular rich pink flowers for weeks, from midsummer. Hardy in most gardens.

60 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2018

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Penstemon Hirsutus var. pygmaeus

A mound of purple tinted foliage, with lilac-mauve flowers and a white throat, in midsummer. Prefers well drained soil.

10 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|likes-troughs

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Penstemon Pinifolius

A dwarf shrub of pinnate leaves with tubular orangey-red flowers from early summer onwards. Very hardy.

25 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|likes-troughs

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Penstemon Pinifolius ‘Mersea Yellow’

Lemon-yellow flowered form of the above.

25 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|likes-troughs

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Penstemon Procerus ‘Roy Davidson’

Low mat of dark foliage. Heads of dark pink buds opening to paler pink flowers in summer. Prefers well-drained soil.

10 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|likes-troughs

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The Mead Nursery - Penstemon White Bedder

Penstemon ‘White Bedder’ (syn. Penstemon 'Snowstorm')

Tubular, white flowers flushed pink in bud, for weeks in summer. Hardy in most gardens.

60 cm liked-by-bees|likes-sun|new-for-2018

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