|Plant Series||Penstemon TAFFY™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP24293|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Pink, Red|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||Compared to 'Phoenix' pink the flower color is darker, the plant is better branched.|
|Landscape Value||Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden or banks.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 18" / 28"|
|Soil (Garden)||Average, well drained.|
|Special Uses||Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, 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 ‘Watermelon Taffy’
Watermelon-pink blooms with a white eye cover this plant. Vigorous and showy, these great bloomers provide flowers for up to 20 weeks! The great crown count and upright, short stems will bring you back for more from our TAFFY™ Series.
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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.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 18″ / 28″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October
|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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