Penstemon 'Raven' (Bird Series)

beard tongue

Eventual height & spread

Penstemon 'Raven' (Bird Series)

beard tongue

  • 9cm pot
  • £7.99
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  • 3 × 9cm pots
  • £18.00 £23.97
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  • 2 litre pot
  • £16.49
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  • 6 × 9cm pots
  • £29.99 £41.94
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (will need winter protection in cold areas)

    Elegant spikes of small, tubular, foxglove-like flowers appear from July to October among lance-shaped, bright green leaves. This easy-to-grow perennial will quickly form large, leafy clumps and is perfect for adding a splash of colour to the middle of a sunny, well-drained border. If you deadhead regularly, the flowers will persist until the first frosts. The rich, deep purple flowers of this variety contrast particularly well with purples and acid greens.

  • Garden care: Remove the faded blooms regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a dry mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage and cut back in spring when new shoots appear low down on the stem. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.

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