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Penstemon hartwegii Firebird

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Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 22
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.22 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Penstemon hartwegii Firebird Hartwegs Beard Tongue,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Hardy perennial with an upright shrubby habit and red trumpet-like flowers from late Spring through to Autumn. Great to use for a low growing hedge, en masse or in a container. Grows approx. 90cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun to part-shade position in a well-drained soil. Deadheading will encourage further flowering. Mulch well. Prune by half during Winter.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Plantaginaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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