PENSTEMON 'Heavenly Blue'

Commonly known as Beard tongue, Foothill penstemon

(syn. P. heterophyllus 'Heavenly Blue') - low-growing with plentiful lilac-blue flowers
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    leaves 2-5cm (¾-2in) long, narrowing at the bases
  • Blue
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Vigorous subshrub forming low mounds of foliage beneath densely packed stems of flowers 2.5-4cm (1-1½in) long
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PENSTEMON 'Heavenly Blue'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Chrysanthemum eelworm, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    USA. (California). Garden origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Erect racemes
    Tubular
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
    Blue-green
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Give winter mulch
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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