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Penstemon ‘Grape Taffy’

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Huge flower spikes hold large, contrasting purple red flowers with clear white throats. Flower spikes are produced all summer. Nice in cut bouquets. A bumble-bee banquet!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 24″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: PENGRATAF Categories: ,
Common Name Purple penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22567
EU Grant # EU34921
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 24" / 30"
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, White
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 None needed.
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? 10+ flower spikes, fuller plants & very robust.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, or in a container.
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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