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Semi-evergreenKeeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.Elliptic leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long
Shades of pinkAll shades of pink through to Carmine (red)Reddish pink, white throats streaked deep red
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.perennial
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
PENSTEMON 'Hewell's Pink Bedder'
- Mature Size
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- Goes Well With
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - bees. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Leave foliage through winter for protectionPests & DiseasesSlugs and snails. Chrysanthemum eelworm and powdery mildew possiblyPlace of originNorthern and Central AmericaResistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapePaniclesNarrow paniclesTubular2-lipped flowers 3-4cm (1¼-1½in) across
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilBorder perennials - give winter mulch
- 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
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video