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Penstemon 'Chester Scarlet' AGM


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Available 2022
A majestic variety with large and elegant red flowers, for gardeners who like their flowers hot!
  • Colour: carmine to bright crimson  
  • Throat: white with strong lines of deep carmine and smudges on lower lobes.
  • Height:  75m (2.5ft)                        
  • Earliest record: 1922

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