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Boxed Garden Perennials

Christchurch, New Zealand

Penstemon 'Thorn'

$6.00

SPECIAL QUALITIES:
An excellent leafy plant with lovely creamy tubular flowers, flushed pink at the edges. Flowers freely for many months. Provides food for native birds.

FLOWERS:
Summer to autumn.

HEIGHT: 70cm WIDTH: 60cm

PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE: 4

HABIT:
Forms an evergreen shrubby framework of many stems. Densely leaved.

POSITION & USES:
Sun. Frost hardy.

CULTIVATION:
Easily grown in any fertile well drained soil. Prune to approximately 30cm from the ground before spring to encourage fresh growth.

WATER RATING: (click photo to see)
  • Red Can = Plants require little water in hot, dry weather
  • Green Can = Plants require deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather
  • Blue Can = Plants require deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.


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