Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood'

Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood'


Regular price $14.95 CAD
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Let me introduce you to 'Delft Blue Riding Hood's' famous sister... 'Red Riding Hood'. Much like her brother, "Red" is an easy growing perennial that enjoys life in dry average soils, and doesn't shrink from summer heat. This plant produces plenty of bright red blooms over a long season, and will attract pollinators of all kinds to your garden.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 to Zone 9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 60 cm to 75 cm
Spread: 45 cm to 60 cm
Soil Requirements: Average normal to sandy well drained soils
Bloom Time Early summer to early fall
Planting Time: Mid spring to early summer
Use: Accent plant, rock gardens, mixed borders, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens, container plant, cutting beds
Flower Colour & Shape: Scarlet tubular flowers in erect spikes, an excellent cut flower
Foliage: Ovate to lance shaped thick dark green foliage in a basal rosette.
Benefits: Long bloom season, drought tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant, attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, withstands summer heat, improved winter hardiness, excellent cut flower

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