We're really happy to announce we've had a wonderful show season in 2021, with GOLD medals at Hampton Court, Tatton Park and Chelsea Flower Show.
Dates for where we are exhibiting in 2022 are on the Show page.

Penstemon orders will be dispatched after Malvern Spring Show.

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