|Plant Series||Penstemon DAKOTA™ Series|
|US Patent #||('TNPENDB') PP30569|
|EU Grant #||EU55884|
|Bloom Time||July, August|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Growth Habit||Upright, Clumping|
|Hardiness Zone||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|How Different?||Shorter and more compact than 'Dark Towers' and 'Mystica'. Flowers are more lavender to violet rather than pink.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, borders or banks.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 18" / 24"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well drained.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor|
Penstemon DAKOTA™ Burgundy
Glossy, purple black leaves on a very hardy perennial. Lovely lavender to violet flowers in June, which are loved by hummingbirds. Shorter and more compact than 'Dark Towers' or 'Mystica'. Tough and long lived. Showy dark seed heads in fall make great cut “flowers”.
|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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