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Semi-evergreenKeeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.Narrow, linear-lance-shaped leaves to 7cm (2¾in) long
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Bright pink with white throat
HerbaceousEarly 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 winterHardy 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)
PENSTEMON 'Hidcote Pink'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - bees. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Leave foliage through winter for protection.Pests & Diseaseschrysanthemum eelworm, powdery mildew.Place of originGarden origin. UK. Edward Wilson, Pershore, Worcs.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapePaniclesTubular2.5-3cm (1-1¼in) long with spreading lobes
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
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