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Penstemon 'King George V'


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An old variety, still very popular due to its enormous flowers in bright royal scarlet. 
  • Colour: Bright scarlet  
  • Throat: white with short deep carmine lines
  • Height:  90cm (3ft)                      
  • Earliest record: 1911

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