Penstemon 'Delft Blue Riding Hood' Penstemon 'Delft Blue Riding Hood'

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Penstemon 'Delft Blue Riding Hood'

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  • Drought Tolerant,
  • Easy to Grow,
  • Free-flowering
Common Name:Bearded Tongue
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:18 - 24 Inches
Spread:18 - 24 Inches
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Purple Shades

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(Beardtongue) Penstemon Delft Blue Riding Hood has an upright habit with 18-24 inch tall spikes that have good basil branching. The bright purple blue flowers appear early summer and bloom throughout the summer until fall with light trimmings as needed. Planted in full sun, Delft Blue Riding Hood is a sun-loving, drought-tolerant perennial that will attract hummingbirds. Delft Blue Riding Hood is deer resistant, easy to grow, and is perfect for cut floral bouquets. Mix with Hot Pink Riding Hood for a colorful display.
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Penstemon 'Delft Blue Riding Hood' PP23,065

Common Name Bearded Tongue
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Soil Type Sandy
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Purple Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Massing
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer

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