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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
species hybrid
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Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP22569
EU Grant # EU34919
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 18" / 28"
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Soil Average, well drained.
pH 5.0 - 7.5
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Nutritional Needs None needed.
Dormancy Dormant in 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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