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PENSTEMON 'Maurice Gibbs'

Commonly known as Beard tongue

Bright cerise with white throat
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£11.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - elliptic to narrowly ovate leaves 12cm (4¾in) long
  • Red - bright cerise with white throat
  • White
  • Height - 80cm (32in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Leave foliage through winter for protection.
  • Pests & Diseases - chrysanthemum eelworm, powdery mildew.
  • Place of origin - garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern -
  • Panicles
  • Tubular - 5-7cm (2-3in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - give winter mulch
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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80cm (32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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