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Penstemon 'Countess of Dalkeith'


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Available 2022 

  A stunner in the border with a large open flower. The white throat is unusually faintly speckled in purple. Similar to Charles Rudd which has a white throat.

  • Colour: bright purple to deep mauve  
  • Throat: white, usually faintly speckled in purple
  • Height:  1m (3ft)                        
  • Earliest record: 1930

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