Penstemon 'Blackbird'

Spires of almost-black coloured bells, which flower through autumn almost until Christmas. More
5 plug plants 510953-5 £9.95

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Spires of almost-black coloured bells, which flower through autumn almost until Christmas.

Genus Penstemon
Variety Blackbird
Type Semi-evergreen Perennial
Common Name Beard Tongue
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80cm (32in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Care Tips Deadhead after flowering, and cut back to base in early spring.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life With its stems seared in boiling water, it makes a jolly bunch of flowers.
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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