Scientific Name : Penstemon hybrida
Common Name : Beard Tongue
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Flowers rebloom throughout the season on a sturdy, upright habit.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun, although will tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.
: Reblooms throughout the season for high-impact color.
- Sturdy, upright habit.
- Good basal branching.
Vivid orange/red addition to the series is very heat tolerant and long flowering.
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
Moderate to high for first 24 hours, then reduce to low
50-75 ppm N
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
3,000 to 5,000
Long day obligate
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
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