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Penstemon 'Ashton'


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Available 2022

A gorgeous purple variety with a very marked throat. Bred at Pershore College and one of their superb Village Series
  • Colour: bright purple      
  • Throat: well marked in deep purply red
  • Height:  100cm (3ft)                        
  • Earliest record: 2000's

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