Penstemon- Compact Mix

Penstemon barbatus Packet

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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  • Perennial to 30cm
  • Upright spikes of tubular flowers
  • Great for cottage gardens

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'Penstemon- Compact Mix' seeds

Penstemon barbatus

Synonyms: Penstemon barbatus var. praecox

  • Perennial to 30cm
  • Upright spikes of tubular flowers
  • Great for cottage gardens

Dwarf perennial to 30cm. Low mounds of mid-green foliage with short upright spikes of tubular flowers in a mixture of pink, rose, purple and violet. Great for cottage gardens, mixed beds and borders. Drought tolerant and low maintenance once established. Often grown as an annual in cool climates. Great for attracting bees and butterflies. Also known as 'Beardtongue'.


Seeds per gram: 1100
Product code: A8-08

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Winter and spring
Germination 14-30 days @ 18-21°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 30cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil

*Notes: Cold stratification is beneficial to increase germination. Germinates irregularly over a long period. Sow direct in cold climates only.


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