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Penstemon hybrida Blackbird

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Penstemon hybrida Blackbird

PenhybBla
Beard Tongue,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.56 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.22 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Penstemon hybrida Blackbird Beard Tongue,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Shrub Like

Description:
Showy evergreen perennial with long lasting dark-purple tubular flowers during the warmer months. Perfect for cottage themed gardens and containers. Grows approx. 70cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Mass Planting, 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 Asia

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

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