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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'King George'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'King George'

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Introducing Beardtongues 'King George' (Penstemon), a regal and elegant perennial that graces your British garden with its stately presence. Known for its tall spires adorned with tubular, trumpet-shaped flowers, this variety of Penstemon combines grace with vibrant colour. 'King George' stands out with its royal purple blooms, attracting pollinators and adding a touch of sophistication to borders, cottage gardens, and mixed perennial plantings. Embrace the majestic allure of Beardtongues 'King George' and elevate your garden to new heights.

The 'King George' variety is prized for its upright growth habit, reaching impressive heights while maintaining a tidy appearance. The deep green foliage serves as a perfect backdrop for the regal purple flowers, creating a stunning contrast. This hardy perennial is well-suited for a variety of garden settings and is sure to become a focal point with its majestic presence.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'King George'
• Common Name: Beardtongues
• Hardiness Zone: 5-9
• 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: Royal purple
• Foliage: Lance-shaped, deep green
• Growth Habit: Upright, clumping
• Growth Rate: Moderate
• Soil Requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
• Watering Needs: Moderate; avoid waterlogged conditions.
• Maintenance: Low; remove spent blooms to encourage reblooming
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, mixed perennial plantings
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, deer resistant.

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