We're really happy to announce we've had a wonderful "Show season", with GOLD medals at Hampton Court, Tatton Park and Chelsea Flower Show.   

Due to our busy summer at the shows, our online shop will now be open from November 2021, with plants being despatched in Spring 2022.  Many thanks for your patience. 

Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn' AGM syn Garnet


Available 2022

A very successful variety in the garden,  full of flower all summer with great persistence. Renamed ‘Garnet’ for many years it has now reverted to its original name. It has a sprawling lax habit with the flowers on tall upright stems.

  • Colour: Bright crimson      
  • Throat: pencilled deep carmine red
  • Height:  90cm (3ft)                        
  • Earliest record: 1918

Cultivation Do's and Dont's

o    Do deadhead regularly
o    Don’t prune until spring
o    Do prune old growth when new shoots are 3-4” long
o    Do add organic matter or grit if planting in heavy wet soil
o    Do plant in a sunny position
o    Do enjoy the flowers from June to October