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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Garnet'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Garnet'

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Introducing Beardtongues 'Garnet' (Penstemon), a radiant and graceful perennial that brings a burst of colour and elegance to your British garden. Celebrated for its profusion of tubular, garnet-red flowers and slender, lance-shaped foliage, 'Garnet' is a captivating addition to borders, cottage gardens, and containers. This Penstemon variety not only enchants with its vibrant blooms but also attracts pollinators, creating a lively and dynamic atmosphere in your outdoor sanctuary.

The 'Garnet' Penstemon features a compact, bushy growth habit, making it an excellent choice for both small and large garden spaces. From late spring to early summer, the plant is adorned with spikes of tubular flowers in a rich garnet-red hue, providing a striking contrast against the deep green foliage. This perennial is easy to care for, adding a touch of sophistication to your garden with minimal effort.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Garnet'
• Common Name: Beardtongues
• Hardiness Zone: 5-9
• Mature Height: 45-60 cm (18-24 inches)
• Mature Spread: 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
• Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Bloom Colour: Garnet-red
• Foliage Colour: Deep green
• Growth Habit: Compact, bushy
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Moderate; avoid waterlogged conditions.
• Maintenance: Low; prune spent flower spikes to encourage reblooming
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, containers, pollinator gardens
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, vibrant garnet-red blooms.

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