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Penstemon ‘Boysenberry Taffy’

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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

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Common Name

Penstemon

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Genus

[Penstemon](/product-category/genus/perennial/penstemon/)

species

hybrid

Plant Series

[Penstemon TAFFY™ Series](/product-category/plant-series/penstemon-taffy-series/)

Plant Type

[Perennial](/product-category/genus/perennial/)

US Patent #

PP25361

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

[July](/product-category/bloom-time/july/), [August](/product-category/bloom-time/august/), [September](/product-category/bloom-time/september/), [October](/product-category/bloom-time/october/)

Flower Color

[Purple](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-purple/), [Red](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-red/)

Foliage Color

[Green](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-green/)

Dormancy

Winter

Exposure

[Full Sun](/product-category/exposure/full-sun/)

Growth Habit

[Upright](/product-category/growth-habit/upright/)

Growth Rate

[Fast](/product-category/growth-rate/growth-rate-fast/)

Hardiness Zone

[7](/product-category/hardiness-zone/7/), [8](/product-category/hardiness-zone/8/), [9](/product-category/hardiness-zone/9/)

How Different?

Landscape Value

Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, bank.

Most Active Growing Season

[Spring](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-spring/)

Persistence

Deciduous

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

27" / 24" / 32"

Soil (Garden)

Average, well drained.

Water (Garden)

Average

Special Uses

[Cut Flower](/product-category/special-uses/cut-flower/), [Deep South](/product-category/special-uses/deep-south/), [Deer Resistant](/product-category/special-uses/deer-resistant/), [Hummingbird Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/hummingbird-attractor/), [Pollinator Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/pollinator-attractor/)

Comments

Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.8 – 2.2
pH 5.0 – 7.5
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 8 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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