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Penstemon Huskers Red

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By Mrcushy


Penstemon Huskers Red (Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue))



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A very pretty Penstemon.....

6 Sep, 2010

 

Thanks Janette. It has lovely dark red foliage too which I particularly like

6 Sep, 2010

 

This looks lovely and the dark foliage is a bonus.

6 Sep, 2010

 

My favourite Penstemon!
Tough as old boots too!

6 Sep, 2010

 

It is tough, it's survived the last two winters with no problem and I've propogated some cuttings from it that have taken with no problem.

7 Sep, 2010

 

I've never thought of cuttings! Do you mean the sections that "tumble" out if the sides?
I've let one spike go to seed as they're very easy from seed too.

7 Sep, 2010

 

Hi Meanie, I just tend to take shoots that have no flowers about 10cm long and cut them just below a leaf node. I stick them round the side of a terracotta pot with gritty free draining soil and away they go!

8 Sep, 2010

 

I got a dozen cuttings this year from P. 'plum jerkum'..... I couldnt believe how easy they were...This one is gorgeous mrcushy.....:>)

10 Sep, 2010

 

Pm me if you'd like some seeds Motinot!

11 Sep, 2010



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