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Penstemon heterophyllus

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 18
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.78 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.35 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Penstemon heterophyllus Bunchleaf Penstemon, Foothill Penstemon, Beard Tongue,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Shrub Like

Description:
Showy evergreen upright perennial with long lasting, bright-blue tubular flowers during the warmer months. Perfect for cottage themed gardens and containers. Grows approx. 1-1.5m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot, Under Trees

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 NorthAmerica

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

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