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Penstemon DAKOTA™ ‘Verde’

Not everyone wants dark leaves all the time so here is a unique lovely green leaf form of this tough, super hardy perennial. Fresh and glossy green leaves on a short, compact plant all summer. Showy lavender to violet flowers beginning in June. Fall shows off the lovely dark seed heads and tints the foliage dark purple.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-8
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 18″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): July, August

Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
species digitalis
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US Patent # ('TNPENDV') PP30533
EU Grant # EU55885
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How Different? Green form, more compact habit, lavender to violet flowers rather than pink.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, borders or banks.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 24"
Soil (Garden) Average, well drained
Water (Garden) Average
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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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