Penstemon barbatus 'Twizzle Scarlet'

I love these new to the market, super-tall, prairie-style perennials. 'Twizzle Scarlet' has tall, straight spires in rich red. More
1 x 9cm plant 511353-1 £5.95 Delivery mid April
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3 x 9cm plants 511353-3 £14.95 Delivery mid April
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I love these new to the market, taller, prairie-style perennials. They are super-delicate, tiered raindrop style penstemons, airier and more natural than those usual hybrid forms. And they're perfect, ethereal and beautiful, cut for a vase. 'Twizzle Scarlet' has tall, straight spires in rich red.

Genus Penstemon
Group/Species barbatus
Variety 'Twizzle Scarlet'
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Beardlip Penstemon
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80cm (30in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Cover lightly with vermiculite and keep moist, not wet. Transplant after 30 days and plant out late April. Grow plants relatively dry in well-drained soil.
Care Tips Plant in a sunny spot and keep moist, but not wet
Flowering July - September
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds and rest in cold water overnight before arranging.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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