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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

This makes a striking plant for your borders, with flowers which are green in bud, opening to white with a pale pink flush.
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3 x 9cm pots

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - November
Height
75cm (30in)
Group/Species
digitalis
Common name
Foxglove Beard-tongue
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun, Part Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)

Description

The red in the name refers to the calyces ,foliage and stems here, rather than the blooms. The flowers are green in bud, opening to white with a pale pink flush. It makes a striking plant for your borders.

Care Tips

Leave the current seasons growth on over winter to provide protection and mulch around the base of the plant in autumn with compost or leaf mould. Cut back old growth in late spring as new shoots are appearing.