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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Blackberry'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Blackberry'

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Introducing Beardtongues 'Blackberry' (Penstemon), a captivating and vibrant perennial that adds a burst of rich colour to your British garden. Known for its profusion of tubular flowers and striking deep-purple hues, 'Blackberry' is a stunning addition to borders, cottage gardens, and containers. This Penstemon variety brings a touch of elegance and pollinator-friendly beauty to your outdoor space.

The 'Blackberry' Beardtongues stand out with their dramatic spikes of tubular flowers that emerge in late spring to early summer. The deep-purple blooms resemble the rich tones of ripe blackberries, creating a visually appealing and lively display. The slender, lance-shaped foliage complements the flowers, forming an upright and bushy habit. 'Blackberry' is a resilient perennial that attracts pollinators, making it a delightful choice for gardens that celebrate biodiversity.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Blackberry'
• Common Name: Beardtongues
• Hardiness Zone: 5-9
• Mature Height: 60-75 cm (24-30 inches)
• Mature Spread: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Bloom Colour: Deep purple
• Foliage Colour: Green
• Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Moderate; avoid waterlogged conditions.
• Maintenance: Low; prune spent flower spikes for a tidy appearance
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, containers, pollinator gardens
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, vibrant blooms, elegant foliage.

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