Penstemon DAKOTA™ VerdePenstemon DAKOTA™ Verde

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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Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP30533 ('TNPENDV')
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 18" / 24"
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Soil Average, well drained
pH 5.5 - 7.0
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Green form, more compact habit, lavender to violet flowers rather than pink.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, borders or banks.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
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Grower Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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