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Penstemon 'Osprey' AGM


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One of the bird series bred by Ron Sidwell. Tall growing and suited to the back of the border. 

  • Colour: creamy white tube with carmine rose lobes fading to rose-carmine            
  • Throat: pure white and extending onto 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