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Penstemon 'Pensham Trio'

Hardy Perennial

Phenomenal stamina and indifference to rain and drought means that this trio of penstemon will flower each year for an incredible five months. Mesmerising bells with satiny white throats are carried above semi evergreen foliage. These popular hardy perennials deserve prime spots in the garden or on the patio where they can really show off. Pensham penstemons also boast slug resistance and semi-evergreen foliage, giving an all round winning performance for many years. Height: 90cm (36”). Spread: 45cm (18”). Collection comprises 3 each of Penstemon Laura (bottom left), Penstemon Czar (top) and Penstemon Amelia Jayne (bottom right).

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 9 Postiplug plants - 3 of each variety

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • £29.97 £19.99
Pot up penstemon plants and grow them on in frost free conditions until plants are well grown. Pinch out the growing tips while plants are still small to encourage bushier growth. When plants are well developed, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days before planting them outdoors into borders and patio containers. Grow penstemon in a sunny or semi shaded position on fertile, well drained soil. Penstemons can tolerate dry soils once established but dislike heavy soils that are particularly cold and wet in winter. Improve heavy soils by adding plenty of coarse grit prior to planting.
Feed and water penstemons regularly until they are fully established. Once established they are reasonably tolerant of drought and will require little maintenance. Deadhead faded penstemon flowers to maintain the plant's vigour and encourage further blooms to be produced. In cold areas apply a dry mulch of bark chips of straw around the crown of each plant in autumn. Leave the old foliage intact until spring to protect plants during winter.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. Not impressed

    By Susan I'Anson 07-08-2014

    Bought these earlier in year, dome field. Got a replacement set but 4 died of those and the ones in the ground 2 are not going so well. Will not buy these again.

    Natalie
    07-08-2014

    Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your recent purchase. If you would like to contact our Customer care team on ccare@thompson-morgan.com, one of our agents will be happy to investigate this matter further.

  2. Great plants and Rapid Growth

    By Alan Kent 31-08-2012

    Ordered these plants last year and they are just finishing their first year of flowering. The plugs supplied have grown rapidly into mature plants and are an excellent addition to the garden.

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