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Boxed Garden Perennials

Christchurch, New Zealand

Penstemon 'Snowstorm'

$6.00

SPECIAL QUALITIES:
Like most penstemons ‘Snowstorm’ is an excellent garden plant. It is easy to grow, attractive for most of the year and flowers generously. A food source for native birds.

FLOWERS:
The pure white tubular flowers are profusely produced along upright stems from late spring to autumn and into winter in milder climates.

HEIGHT: 60cm WIDTH: 60cm

PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE: 4

HABIT:
A perennial plant with a woody frame.

POSITION & USES:
Grows best in a sunny position in soil that is not wet. Penstemons will tolerate considerable heat and dryness but will thrive when they receive regular watering. Use with other perennials and shrubs toward the front of a bed. Frost hardy.

CULTIVATION:
Easy to grow. Fertilize lightly in spring and prune the plant to a framework about 25-30cm high when flowering finishes.

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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