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Penstemon 'Maurice Gibbs' AGM


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An old variety with flowers in an unusual and arresting shade of dark purple red. Deservedly popular and stands out in the border. 

  • Colour: Bright magenta  
  • Throat: light amount of magenta mottling on the lower mouth
  • Height:  100cm (3.25ft)                      
  • Earliest record: 1930

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