|Common Name||Dwarf penstemon|
|Plant Series||Penstemon HARLEQUIN™ Collection|
|US Patent #||('TNPENHM') PP31498|
|EU Grant #||('TNPENHM') EU61515|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Pink, Purple, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||More upright. Very free flowering. Compact. Smaller leaves and flowers than our CHA CHA™ series.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, or in a container.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 18" / 18"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well drained.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Tolerates deer, drought, and heat. Hummingbirds love. Low maintenance. Cut back old flowering stems to encourage new flowers. In the deep south, try in part shade.|
Penstemon HARLEQUIN™ ‘Magenta’
Features an improved upright habit with zone 6-9 hardiness in well-drained soil. The HARLEQUIN™ series overall is perfect for border gardens and mixed containers. Small leaves with a compact, uniform habit make them a great addition to any sunny garden. The large deep magenta blossoms are attractive to bees, hummingbirds and other pollinators!
|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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