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Pink n' Pretty® Genetian Beardtongue

Penstemon gentianoides Pink n' Pretty®

Item 063841

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USDA Zone:
7-10
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Description:

Showy spikes of large, pink-edged blooms appear above mounds of lush green foliage throughout summer. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Adaptable to a wide variety of soils, and tolerant of dry conditions when established, this colorful native selection is perfect for informal gardens, meadows, and equally well suited to perennial borders and containers.

Price: $14.50
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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 12 to 24 in. tall and 24 - 36 in. wide; flower spikes to 36 inches tall.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Penstemon gentianoides Pink n' Pretty®
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: No
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Summer to fall.
Flower Color: Pink
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Cottage

Performs well in moderately fertile, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced once established. Shear spent blooms to encourage repeat bloom. Cut back in spring - the foliage provides winter protection.

History

Penstemon gentianoides, a North and Central American native, is known to be a medicinal plant in Mexico used by indigenous people for their anti-inflammatory effects and to also reduce rheumatic pains.

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