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Penstemon heterophyllus 'True Blue'Foothill Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Just £2.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
1 packet (40 penstemon seeds) 5 packets for the price of 4 £2.99 Despatch: within 24 hours
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Yes, this really is a true blue Penstemon, true from seed! Azure blue trumpet blooms in abundance, with green and grey tinged foliage. An added bonus too - as this charming perennial may be treated as a annual, flowering in its first year. Highly versatile for borders, rockeries, bedding or the patio container.

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Patio, Cottage Gardens, Alpine & Rockery, Wildlife Gardens, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

A little experience

Easy for all

1 packet (40 penstemon seeds) (TT09078)

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Flowering Months

To treat as a perennial cut down the stems to ground level in the autumn and cover with a thick mulch of compost.

Sow from February to early June on the surface of a good seed compost just covering the seed with a thin layer of compost or vermiculite. Early sowings can be treated like Half Hardy Annuals and will flower in their first year. Germination takes 14-30 days at 15-18C (60-65F). Don't exclude light, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful.

When large enough to handle, transplant the seedlings to boxes or 7.5cm (3in) pots, and grow on in cooler conditions. When well grown, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions and plant out in late spring after all risk of frost has passed. Plant 30cm (12in) apart in full sun and well-drained soil.

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