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Penstemon ‘Coral Carpet’


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.


This tight, compact, heavily blooming hybrid is refined. Not only is it tolerant of poor soil, the rosettes are neat and glossy. Large coral spikes of flowers rise over the foliage.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 5″ / 12″ / 9″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August

SKU: PENCORCAR Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species --
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP18170
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? It differs from 'Pink Chablis' in that it is much shorter and more compact, makes a bigger impact in bloom.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, bank.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 5" / 12" / 9"
Soil (Garden) Average, well drained.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Comments May not bloom until 2nd year from 4" pot. Should have gravel mulch at the crown to protect from crown rot. Over watering or over-fertilizing will cause death.
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″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Penstemon 'Coral Carpet' - Product Profile
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