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By Penstemon x gloxinioides 'Stapleford Gem' | Beard Tongue | Sarah Raven

Penstemon x gloxinioides 'Stapleford Gem' (Sour Grapes)

One of the very best penstemons, which famously flowers without ceasing all summer and autumn.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

1 x 2 litre pot

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
75cm (30in)
Group/Species
x gloxinioides
Common name
Beard-tongue
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)

Description

One of the very best penstemons, which famously flowers without ceasing all summer and autumn.

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.