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Penstemon schmidel 'Delft Blue Riding Hood'

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Penstemon schmidel 'Delft Blue Riding Hood' - Beardtongue - Photo courtesy of Growing Colors™

Series: Riding Hood

More About Penstemon schmidel 'Delft Blue Riding Hood' (PP23065)

  • Thick, glossy, dark green foliage
  • Upright spikes of pure blue, trumpet-shaped flowers
  • Continuous bloomer with a compact, tidy habit
  • Excellent cut flower
  • Drought tolerant
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Interesting Notes:

The name penstemon is derived from 'Pente' (5) and 'stemon' referring to the five-stamened flowers.

Zone:

5

Height:

50-70 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Beardtongue Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, showy perennial when planted in mass. Easy to grow in full sun in the perennial border. 


Penstemon schmidel 'Delft Blue Riding Hood' (PP23065) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Dwarf
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging