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Penstemon DAKOTA™ Verde

Not everyone wants dark leaves all the time so here is a unique lovely green leaf form of this tough, super hardy perennial. Fresh and glossy green leaves on a short, compact plant all summer. Showy lavender to violet flowers beginning in June. Fall shows off the lovely dark seed heads and tints the foliage dark purple.

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 ('TNPENDV')

EU Grant #

PBRAF ('TNPENDV')

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?

Green form, more compact habit, lavender to violet flowers 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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