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Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn' AGM syn Garnet


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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