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We're sorry to report, that due to moving and building our nursery, we will have to delay our mail order venture.   Availability of plants will be shown from September 2021, for Spring 2022 despatch. Our penstemon and perennials will be ready from April and will be sent out in rotation from order received. Many thanks for your patience. 

The nursery will be open to the public during August on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  We will be closed during RHS shows. 

Penstemon 'Vesuvius'

£6.50

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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