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Unfortunately we are now sold out of Penstemon for mail order this year. If you wish to place an order for Penstemon PLEASE NOTE they will not be sent out before MAY 2023

Penstemon 'Vesuvius'

£7.00

One of the Volcano Series that are great for growing in pots and containers. Also happy in the ground Vesuvius is a neat upright grower that is very floriferous.

  • Colour: purple blue solid colour outside tube
  • Throat: open and white with purple streaking
  • Height: 60cm (2ft)                     
  • Earliest record: late 1990'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