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Penstemon DAKOTA™ Burgundy

Glossy, purple black leaves on a very hardy perennial. Lovely lavender to violet flowers in June, which are loved by hummingbirds. Shorter and more compact than 'Dark Towers' or 'Mystica'. Tough and long lived. Showy dark seed heads in fall make great cut “flowers”.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 18″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): July, August

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Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus
species digitalis
Plant Series
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP30569 ('TNPENDB')
EU Grant # PBRAF ('TNPENDB')
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 24"
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Soil Average, well drained.
pH 5.5 - 7.0
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Shorter and more compact than 'Dark Towers' and 'Mystica'. Flowers are more lavender to violet rather than pink.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, borders or banks.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
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Grower Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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