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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 'Stapleford Gem'

£7.00

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The variety that has been wrongly labelled as 'Sour Grapes' for years. 

Is a unique washed mixture of blue, pink and lilac with a marked throat. Long flowering. The leaves are a matt dark green and tightly packed on the stem in spring. 

  • Colour: bright lilac variably suffused blue, underside white            
  • Throat: magenta stencilling
  • Height: 1m (3.25ft)
  • Group: 2B      
  • 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