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Penstemon ‘Blueberry Taffy’

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Strong spikes of immense, wide, light purple flowers. Each flower is laced with red purple guidelines. Hummingbirds fell in love with this plant in our garden. Important forage plant for bees.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 27″ / 24″ / 32″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: PENBLUTAF Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22568
EU Grant # EU34920
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 27" / 24" / 32"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average, well drained.
pH 5.0 - 7.5
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? The plants have more flower spikes and are fuller plants.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, bank.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Tolerates deer, drought, and heat. Hummingbirds love. Low maintenance. Cut back old flowering stems to encourage new flowers. In the deep south, try in part shade.
Grower Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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