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Week 8 – February 22, 2024

Plant Information

Penstemon Electric Blue

  • Penstemon Electric Blue - Bloom
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Penstemon heterophyllus

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 24 - 26" (61 - 66cm)

Height: 18" (46cm)

Width: 24" (61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Low maintenance for summer.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 12 to 13 weeks

  • Good performer in warm climates, producing multiple stems with branched spikes holding intense blue flowers.