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Penstemon ‘Boysenberry Taffy’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

Stately spikes of berry-wine color, marked with a small white throat. Upright dense habit and excellent foliage cover from the ground up. Extra-long blooming with a tidy habit of non-browning flowers. Loved by hummingbirds and bees!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 27″ / 24″ / 32″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): July, August, September, October

SKU: PENBOYTAF Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP25361
EU Grant # EU41086
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 27" / 24" / 32"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Purple, Red
Foliage Color Green
Soil (Garden) 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 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? --
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, bank.
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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