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Week 5 – January 31, 2023

Plant Information

Penstemon barbatus Rock Candy® Blue

  • Penstemon barbatus Rock Candy® Blue - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Penstemon barbatus

Common Name: Beard Tongue

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Height: 12" (30cm)

Width: 12" (30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Bell-shaped blooms on compact flower spikes.

Grower Information:

Compact varieties bloom in bold colors. Bell-shaped blooms on compact flower spikes. Plump panicles stand out against green foliage. Fits well at the front of a border, along walkways and in containers.

'Novapenblu'

Protection Information: EU PBRAF; PP27,786

(Flowering Only License)

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