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Penstemon ‘Crushed Grapes’


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.

A Penstemon that is a heavy bloomer with dark purple spikes of flowers over the foliage, making a tight and compact plant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 4″ / 13″ / 9″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PENCG Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species --
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP18233
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 4" / 13" / 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 Purple
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? Differs from 'Sweet Grapes' as is more compact with masses of flowers on shorter flowering spikes.
Landscape Value Bank, edging, drought tolerant.
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 --
Penstemon 'Crushed Grapes' - Product Profile
Penstemon 'Crushed Grapes' - Growing Recipe

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