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Penstemon 'Flamingo'


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A well liked pink with white variety with characteristic markings. One of the Bird series bred by Ron Sidwell.

  • Colour: white tube with bright rose lobes  
  • Throat: lower pencilled rose carmine with deep carmine lobes
  • Height:  90cm (3ft)                        
  • Earliest record:  1960’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