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Penstemon 'Dr Gordon Mitchell'


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Category Penstemon Tags 2000's Marked Purple
Limited availability 2022.

Large flowered with a well marked throat. Named after the son of RJ Mitchell who designed the Spitfire. 

  • Colour: mid purple
  • Throat: open and white with light markings in magenta 
  • Height:  90cm (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