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Penstemon ‘Watermelon Taffy’

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This plant is no longer for sale from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. It is strictly on our website for information purposes only.

Watermelon-pink blooms with a white eye cover this plant. Vigorous and showy, these great bloomers provide flowers for up to 20 weeks! The great crown count and upright, short stems will bring you back for more from our TAFFY™ Series.

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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Common Name

Penstemon

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Genus

species

hybrid

Plant Series

Plant Type

Persistence

Deciduous

US Patent #

PP24293

EU Grant #

EU41067

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

18" / 18" / 28"

Finish Time

Bloom Time

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Growth Rate

Flowering Season

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Flower Color

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Leaf Color

Soil

Average, well drained.

pH

5.0 – 7.5

Exposure

Special Uses

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Nutritional Needs

None needed.

Dormancy

Dormant in winter.

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Average

How Different?

Compared to 'Phoenix' pink the flower color is darker, the plant is better branched.

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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