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Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Sour Grapes'

Beardtongues - PENSTEMON 'Sour Grapes'

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Sour Grapes' (Penstemon), a delightful and unique perennial that graces your British garden with a burst of vibrant and whimsical hues. With its charming clusters of tubular flowers resembling a bunch of sour grapes, this Penstemon variety adds a playful touch to your outdoor space. 'Sour Grapes' is not only a visual treat but also a favourite among pollinators, making it a perfect choice for borders, cottage gardens, and pollinator-friendly landscapes.

The 'Sour Grapes' Penstemon stands out with its graceful, arching stems adorned with numerous tubular blooms. The flowers feature a captivating blend of lavender and lilac hues, creating a striking contrast against the deep green foliage. This perennial is not only a joy for the eyes but also a magnet for bees and butterflies, enhancing the ecological diversity of your garden. 'Sour Grapes' is a low-maintenance addition that brings a touch of whimsy and natural beauty to your landscape.

• Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'
• 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: Lavender and lilac
• Foliage Colour: Deep green
• Growth Habit: Upright, arching stems.
• 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, pollinator gardens, cut flowers
• Special Features: Attracts pollinators, whimsical blooms, low maintenance.

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