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Penstemon × mexicali Pikes Peak Purple®


Beard-tongue

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.405.110


Developed in Colorado, this hybrid forms a bushy clump of narrow green leaves, with short spikes of bright violet-purple trumpet flowers beginning in early summer. Blooming can continue on and off for most of the summer. An excellent low-maintenance perennial, adapting to a wide range of garden conditions. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring. A 1999 Plant Select® introduction.

Further details for
Penstemon × mexicali Pikes Peak Purple®

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.












Penstemon × mexicali Pikes Peak Purple®


Beard-tongue

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.405.110


Developed in Colorado, this hybrid forms a bushy clump of narrow green leaves, with short spikes of bright violet-purple trumpet flowers beginning in early summer. Blooming can continue on and off for most of the summer. An excellent low-maintenance perennial, adapting to a wide range of garden conditions. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Clumps may be easily divided in the spring. A 1999 Plant Select® introduction.

Further details for
Penstemon × mexicali Pikes Peak Purple®

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Mauve/Lilac
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.