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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON digitalis 'Huskers Red'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON digitalis 'Huskers Red'

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Elevate your garden with the timeless beauty of Penstemon digitalis 'Huskers Red'. This exceptional perennial graces your British landscape with its elegant spires of tubular flowers and distinctive wine-red foliage. 'Huskers Red' stands as a testament to the perfect marriage of form and function, adding a touch of sophistication to borders, cottage gardens, and pollinator-friendly landscapes.

The tubular, foxglove-like flowers of 'Huskers Red' bloom in late spring to early summer, creating a captivating display that attracts hummingbirds and bees. The deep wine-red foliage serves as a striking contrast to the pale flowers, making this Penstemon variety a standout feature in any garden setting. With its upright habit and long-lasting blooms, 'Huskers Red' brings a touch of classic charm and resilience to your outdoor space.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon digitalis 'Huskers Red'
• Common Name: Beardtongues
• Hardiness Zone: 3-8
• Mature Height: 60-90 cm (24-36 inches)
• Mature Spread: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Bloom Colour: White to pale pink
• Foliage Colour: Wine-red
• Growth Habit: Upright, clumping
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, average to fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Moderate; avoid waterlogged conditions.
• Maintenance: Low; prune spent flower spikes to encourage reblooming
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, pollinator gardens, cut flowers
• Special Features: Attracts hummingbirds and bees, wine-red foliage, long-lasting blooms.

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