Penstemon DAKOTA™ BurgundyPenstemon DAKOTA™ Burgundy

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 #

PPAF ('TNPENDB')

EU Grant #

PBRAF ('TNPENDB')

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

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Size (HT/W/FL HT)

12" / 18" / 24"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season

Flower Color

Leaf Color

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Soil

Average, well drained.

pH

5.5 – 7.0

Exposure

Special Uses

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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

Comments

Grower Notes

Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.

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