Mr Fothergill’s Penstemon Mixed Colour Flower Seeds

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Open colourful tubular flowers on the elegant stems. Quick growing and can be treated as an annual in colder areas.

Height: 75 cm/30-inch
Plant Class: Half Hardy Perennial (HHP)
Habit: Medium

Useful Information: Suitable for cutting; Partial shade

Sow and Grow: Sow indoors, January-April, to flower the same year, 0.5 cm (1/4-inch) deep, in a tray of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame, unheated greenhouse, or on a warm kitchen windowsill. A temperature of 15-20 degree C is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 21-35 days. Transplant them to other trays, 5 cm (2-inch) apart, when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-June, 30 cm (12-inch) apart, when frosts are over. Flowers: July to October.

Hints and Tips: Penstemon are hardy to approximately -5 degree C. Plants need a sheltered location and will benefit from cloche or straw protection through winter.

500 Seeds

Availability: 3 in stock

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