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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Raven'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Raven'

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Introducing Penstemon 'Raven' a charismatic and enchanting perennial that graces your British garden with its vibrant beauty. Known for its elegant, tubular flowers in shades of deep burgundy and striking dark-green foliage, 'Raven' is a showstopper that adds a touch of sophistication and charm to your outdoor space. This Penstemon variety is not only visually striking but also a pollinator magnet, making it a delightful addition to borders, cottage gardens, and containers.

The 'Raven' Penstemon stands out with its long, slender spikes adorned with tubular flowers that bloom from late spring to early summer. The deep burgundy hue of the blooms creates a captivating contrast against the rich, dark-green foliage, adding depth and allure to your garden. Resilient and low maintenance, 'Raven' is a versatile choice that brings both visual appeal and ecological benefits to your landscape.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Raven'
• 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: Deep burgundy
• Foliage Colour: Dark 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 to encourage reblooming
• Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, containers, pollinator gardens
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, dark foliage, prolonged flowering.

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