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Penstemon 'Dark Towers'


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Our top selling plant at the nursery and deservedly so.
Pale pinky lavender flowers on tall stems all summer. Dark Towers is easily the best red/purple leaved Penstemon. We have now grown it for many years and is reliably hardy in the border and in pots.

  • Colour: Pinkish white flowers
  • Throat: pinkish white
  • Height:  90cm (3ft)                        
  • Earliest record: 1995

Cultivation Do's and Dont's

o    Do deadhead regularly low down on the flower spike
o    Prune old flower spikes off in the autumn
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