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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 hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP18170
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 5" / 12" / 9"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower Color Pink
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? 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.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
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.
Grower Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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