We're really happy to announce we've had a wonderful "Show season", with GOLD medals at Hampton Court, Tatton and Chelsea.   

Due to our busy summer at the shows, our online shop will now be open from November 2021, with plants being despatched in Spring 2022.  Many thanks for your patience. 

Penstemon 'H E Bates'


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Category Penstemon Tags 2010's Marked Purple
New to us in 2019 but already a favourite. A stunning purple full of flower.
  • Colour: pale purple
  • Throat: dark blotches and fine penciling
  • Height: 90cm (3ft)                      
  • Earliest record: 2013

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