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Penstemon 'Pensham Trio'

Just £19.99

Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
3 Reviews
9 penstemon jumbo plug plants - 3 of each varietySave £9.98 £29.97 £19.99 Despatch: by end of August
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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).

Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens

Hardy

Sun or semi shade

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: GY, HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

9 Penstemon Jumbo Plug Plants - 3 Of Each Variety (T17727)

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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.
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.

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Reviews

Very disappointed 2015-06-13

Two of the plug plants did not survive the journey through the post. Thompson and Morgan were informed. Three weeks and two emails later, I am still waiting on Thompson and Morgan to answer this query.

T&M replied on 2015-06-17: Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase, and that you had not received a response. I have just replied to your latest email, so please check your inbox.

Not impressed 2014-07-08

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.

T&M replied on 2014-08-07: 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.

Great plants and Rapid Growth 2012-08-31

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.