PENSTEMON 'Hewell's Pink Bedder'

Commonly known as Beard tongue

Bright pink with cream throat
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Elliptic leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Reddish pink, white throats streaked deep red
  • 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.
  • 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

PENSTEMON 'Hewell's Pink Bedder'



  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Leave foliage through winter for protection
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs and snails. Chrysanthemum eelworm and powdery mildew possibly
    Place of origin
    Northern and Central America
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Narrow panicles
    2-lipped flowers 3-4cm (1¼-1½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Border perennials - give winter mulch
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
80cm (32in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)

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