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Penstemon scrophulariaceae Cha Cha Lavender

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Wantirna
C4, A7
Size: 14cm
Available: 13
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.87 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Penstemon scrophulariaceae Cha Cha Lavender 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 Lavender is an incredibly lovely plant with numerous upright spikes of medium sized lavender flowers. Great for adding a splash of colour to mixed garden beds and useful as a cut flower when used in floral arrangements. It is very elegant, free flowering, and is loved by butterflies. It features smooth, bright lavender trumpets that open week after week. 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: Purple
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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