|Plant Series||Penstemon DAKOTA™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP30569 ('TNPENDB')|
|EU Grant #||PBRAF ('TNPENDB')|
|Hardiness Zone||3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Growth Habit||Upright, Clumping|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 18" / 24"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||July, August|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Red|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well drained.|
|pH||5.5 - 7.0|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|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.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Grower Notes||Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.|
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”.
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