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Penstemon ‘Strawberry Taffy’

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This lovely Penstemon has 10″ long flower spikes all summer into fall. The flowers have strawberry pink lips and white throats with strawberry pink guide lines. New spikes continue to grow from the base with deadheading to encourage new lateral blooms. 'Strawberry Taffy' prefers good drainage and reasonably fertile soils.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 18″ / 28″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: PENSTRTAF Categories: ,
Common Name Pink penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22569
EU Grant # EU34919
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 18" / 28"
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 Pink, Red
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? It has numerous spikes of strawberry pink on a short, full plant.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden or banks.
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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