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Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)

Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)

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  • Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)
    • Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)
    • Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)

    Penstemon spectabilis - Showy Penstemon (Seed)

    The most spectacular of the penstemons. A must for any drought tolerant garden. Occasional water lengthens bloom season but may shorten the plant's lifespan. Prune after blooms to promote new growth.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NamePenstemon spectabilis
    Common NameShowy Penstemon
    Plant TypePerennials
    Height by Width5ft. x 4ft.
    Flower ColorBlue, Purple, Violet, Lavender
    Flowering MonthsApril, May, June
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonYear Round
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz--
    1/4 lbs--
    1/2 lbs--
    1 lbs--

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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