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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Firebird'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Firebird'

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This perennial plant, adorned with tubular flowers in stunning shades of red and orange, is a beacon for pollinators and a captivating addition to borders, cottage gardens, and containers. Let the 'Firebird' light up your outdoor space with its vibrant, long-lasting blooms.

The Penstemon 'Firebird' is celebrated for its upright growth habit and prolific flowering, creating vertical accents in your garden. The tubular flowers, reminiscent of open mouths, earned it the common name "Beardtongue." This variety stands out with its intense coloration and compact form, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners. Enjoy a burst of summer colour with the 'Firebird' Beardtongue.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Firebird'
• Common Name: Beardtongue
• 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: Red and orange
• Foliage: Green, lance-shaped
• Growth Habit: Upright, clumping
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Average; do not allow soil to become waterlogged.
• Maintenance: Low; deadhead to promote continuous flowering
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, containers
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, long-lasting blooms.

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