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PENSTEMON DARK TOWERS

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Better, we think, than Mystica or, indeed, the famous Husker's Red, the semi-evergreen leaves of this more recent variety have a reliable dark reddish purple colouring which attractively sets off the sprays of pale pinky lavender tubular flowers that appear on tall stems through the summer. And we love the evocative name. Sun or semi-shade. Any reasonable soil. 36 in. 9cm pot.

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Yes - the best of the red-leaved penstemons to date. Gets to a good size so makes an emphatic statement in the summer garden.

Trim back to around half height in autumn then more severely in early spring.

Penstemon Dark Towers is a hardy evergreen perennial plant with purple red leaves and pinkish white flowers in summer and autumn suitable for sun or semi-shade.

  • Height 36 in
  • Spread 18 in
  • Aspect Sun or semi-shade
  • Soil type Any decent well drained soil
  • Packing weight 1.5 kg

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PENSTEMON DARK TOWERS

PENSTEMON DARK TOWERS

Better, we think, than Mystica or, indeed, the famous Husker's Red, the semi-evergreen leaves of this more recent variety have a reliable dark reddish purple colouring which attractively sets off the sprays of pale pinky lavender tubular flowers that appear on tall stems through the summer. And we love the evocative name. Sun or semi-shade. Any reasonable soil. 36 in. 9cm pot.

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