These packets are produced in association with Kew Gardens
A plant collector's item for decades
Useful late summer colour for borders
Height Up to 75cm (29.5in)
Spread Up to 40cm (15.7in)
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Thompson & Morgan is delighted to work alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to offer special seed collections to home gardeners. The Kew Collection and The Kew Urban Garden Collection have been specially selected by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.A plant collector's item for decades. Husker's Red is an unusual Penstemon offering maroon-red , occasionally bronze-green foliage when grown from seed. This is coupled with contrasting spikes of blushed pink flowers making useful late summer colour for borders.Height: 50-75cm (20-30in).
1 packet (35 penstemon seeds) (31964)
When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3 inch) pots or trays. Plant out once plants are well grown, 30cm (12 inches) apart.
For best results, provide a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Plants will prove reliably hardy if wet winter conditions are avoided.
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