Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'

The much loved and well known purple-blue penstemon with large, showy bells on tall stems. More
1 x 9cm plant 511309-1 £5.50 Delivery late March
[?]
When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.
3 x 9cm plants 511309-3 £13.50 Delivery late March
[?]
When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.
More Details

The much loved and well known purple-blue penstemon with large, showy bells on tall stems - easy to grow and very reliable, this is a garden classic.

Genus Penstemon
Variety 'Alice Hindley'
Type Hardy Perennial
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80cm (30in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Prefers a well-drained position in full sun. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Cut back almost to the ground in spring to promote bushy growth. Remove spent flowers to maintain vigour. May require winter protection in colder parts of the country. May be propagated from cuttings in summer or by division in spring.
Flowering July - September
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
Advice

We don't currently have additional advice on using / growing this particular product on our website, but if you do have a question that isn't answered on this page then please give us a call on 0345 092 0283 and we'll happily chat through any queries you may have, or email us on plantadvice@sarahraven.com (for advice on all things growing) or info@sarahraven.com for anything else.

Delivery

Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

Click here to find out more information about our delivery rates and times.

Write a Review

Penstemon 'Alice Hindley' reviews

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to write one!

Write a Review
Review guidelines

Please let us know how you got on with growing our seeds, bulbs and plants, or using a piece of kit, or taking part on one of our courses or events.

We love hearing your garden success stories and sharing growing combos, advice and ideas with fellow enthusiasts. If you'd like to share a picture, we love receiving these on Facebook and Twitter.

Please note we may choose to use your review in other places within the sarahraven.com website.

If you've had a problem with one of our products, and for the quickest response, please get in touch with our Customer Service team who can deal with returns and refunds, as well as answer any questions you may have.