Penstemon ‘ Grape Taffy’
This variety is not reliably hardy and should be mulched even in a mild winter. Removing spent blooms could produce a fresh wave of flowers. If flowers are left on the plant copious amounts of seeds will be produced.
Early summer to mid-fall
Purple and white
Good accent flower, borders, cut flowers, containers
USDA zone 7-9
Full sun or part shade
All soil types, normal, sandy, clay
Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Beardtongue is native to the United States; this variety is a hybrid cultivated in Canby Oregon.
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