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Boxed Garden Perennials

Christchurch, New Zealand

Penstemon 'Blackbird'

$6.00

SPECIAL QUALITIES:
  • Unusual and appealing deep mauve violet flowers
  • Very long flowering and trouble free
  • Flowers are suitable for cutting
  • Food for native birds
FLOWERS:
Late spring-autumn

HEIGHT: 80cm WIDTH: 80cm

PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE: 2-3

HABIT:
A bushy, densely leaved plant with many upright stems rising from a woody base.

POSITION & USES:
Sun very light shade. Frost hardy.

CULTIVATION:
Easy to grow in average garden soil. Prefers moderate to low levels of fertility. Prune back to approximately 25cm from the ground at the end of autumn.

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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  • Model: RED11

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