Plant Information

PENSTEMON Blackbird

PENSTEMON Blackbird

Deep reddish-purple, trumpet shaped flowers are held on tall reddish stems above dark green, narrow, lance-like foliage and forms an upright, bushy clump. Flowering from spring through to autumn.

Highlights:

Evergreen. Attracts bees and butterflies. Free flowering. Rabbit resistant. Semi-hardy.

Application:

Great for borders, coastal areas, containers, gardens, mass planting and cut flowers.

Situation:

Plant in well drained soil in a sunny, sheltered position.

Care & Height:

Height to 80cm and width to 60cm. Remove spent flower spikes to encourage further flowering. Cut back hard after flowering. Protect from strong winds.

This plant appears in the following categories;
Flowers, Containers,