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Penstemon ‘Hidcote Pink’
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Penstemon  Hidcote Pink

<i>Penstemon</i> ‘Hidcote Pink’

Penstemon

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Among the most exuberantly blooming plants this side of the Mississippi, Penstemon is part of the enchantment of the West. A member of the Snapdragon family, even cultivated varieties retain a natural air, with dainty, long trumpet flowers and five (pent) prominent stamens.

Sturdy and easily grown, species vary from 1 to 5 ft. tall, and range in color from white to pink to purple to deep wine redone for every sunny spot. Trim after the first bloom to encourage a repeat flowering, and cut to the crown in winter for bushy growth next season.

Penstemon ‘Hidcote Pink’ full sun

This Penstemon is turning a lot of heads. Rich, yet soft salmon pink flowers with white throats embellish commanding spikes all summer. ‘Hidcote Pink’ is an ideal midborder choice for blending the forms and colors of other plants. Back it with Buddleia crispa and front with Geranium ‘Rozanne’.

Blooms June–October.

Size: 2' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 6.

Penstemon ‘Hidcote Pink’ (P-0112)
Each $7.75
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