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Penstemon ‘Sweet Grapes’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

A new color out of the same breeding as ‘Pink Chablis’ with low, dense, glossy growth. It enjoys numerous lavender purple flower spikes, which will re-bloom when spent flowers are removed.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 6″ / 18″ / 13″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PENSWEGRA Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP13549
EU Grant # EU15667
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 18" / 13"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Soil (Garden) 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? Purple flowers, taller than 'Crushed Grapes'.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, bank.
Finish Time to 4" 5 - 6 weeks
Comments This plant should have gravel mulch at the crown to protect from crown rot. Over watering or over-fertilizing will cause death.
Grower Notes Growing-on temps: 65° F - 75° F during the day and 60° F - 65° F at nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
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