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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'


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A variety with a long period of interest which starts as soon as the deep crimson-red leaves emerge in the spring. These leaves then mature to a slightly less intense colour . The leaves form a rosette below the tall flower spike. 
  • Colour: white with a tinge of pink
  • Throat: white 
  • Height:  90cm (3ft)                      
  • Earliest record: 1983

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