Penstemon 'Raspberry Taffy'Penstemon 'Raspberry Taffy'

Penstemon ‘Raspberry Taffy’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Red, re-blooming flower spikes and an upright habit make this Penstemon worth growing. Re-blooms all summer into fall. Glossy green leaves look healthy all season. Use in the mid border for a great color accent. Loved by hummingbirds and bees.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 25″ / 30″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: PENRASTAF Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP30038
EU Grant # PBRAF
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 25" / 30" / 30"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average, well drained.
pH 5.0 - 7.5
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average.
How Different? It has numerous spikes of raspberry red on a short, full plant. Re-blooms all summer through fall.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden or banks.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments --
Grower Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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