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Penstemon scrophulariaceae Cha Cha Cherry

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.87 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Penstemon scrophulariaceae Cha Cha Cherry Beard Tongue,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Shrub Like

Description:
The Penstemon Cha Cha range has been bred for a more compact size with increased hardiness, while maintaining durability and an extremely long blooming period. Cha Cha Cherry is a great addition to the garden with dark cherry-red flowers and an upright, bushy habit. It is very free-flowering and blooms from Spring to late Autumn. Cha Cha Cherry can be used in mixed garden beds, mass planted, grown in pots, or used where a splash of colour is desired. Grows approx. 60cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 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: New spikes continue to grow from the base with deadheading to encourage new lateral blooms. Long flowering period with a compact habit. Prune after flowering and fertilse with a long term slow release fertiliser. Information & Images courtesy of Touch of Class Plants.

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: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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